UK politics: perceived impact of ordinary people 2004-2018

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? "When people like me get involved in politics they really can change the way that the UK is run"

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Release date

April 2018


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

2004 to 2018**

Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

GB Adults

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

*Percentages not equalling 100 may be due to 'don't know'/no responses.
**Fieldwork was done in the December and January prior to publication date.
** Figures are for the most recent survey, previous years sample-size varies:
2004, n=1,913
2005, n=2,003
2006, n=1,142
2007, n=1,282
2008, n=1,073
2009, n=1,051
2010, n=1,156
2011, n=1,197
2012, n=1,163
2013, n=1,128
2014, n=1,286
2015, n=1,123
2016, n=1,321
2017, n= 1,771

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