Opinion on government extending Sunday trading hours in England and Wales 2016

This statistic displays public opinion on the possibility that the UK government will extend opening hours on Sundays for larger shops in 2016. Of respondents in England and Wales, 58 percent felt the possibility of shops being open longer on Sundays was a good idea to some extent. Around a third thought it was a bad idea.

How do you feel about the possibility for shops to be open longer on Sundays?*

Share of respondents
Very good idea25%
Fairly good idea23%
Not sure19%
Fairly bad idea13%
Very bad idea20%
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Source

Release date

February 2016

Region

United Kingdom (England, Wales)

Survey time period

2016

Number of respondents

1,896 respondents

Special properties

English and Welsh adults

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "The government is considering extending opening hours on Sundays for larger shops, which can currently only open for 6 hours. How do you feel about the possibility for shops to be open longer on Sundays?"

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