Iraq

Support for the Iraq War

MORI: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Prime Minister, Tony Blair, is handling the current situation with Iraq?
ICM: (pre-war) Do you approve or disapprove of a (the) military attack on Iraq to remove Saddam Hussein? (post-war) From what you have seen or heard, do you think the war against Iraq to remove Saddam Hussein was justified or unjustified?
YouGov: Do you think the United States and Britain were right or wrong to take military action against Iraq? (2) Do you think the United States and Britain were right or wrong three/four years ago to take military action against Iraq?
Populus: Thinking about the build-up to the war in Iraq and everything that has happened since, was taking military action the right thing to do, or the wrong thing to do?
  Survey End Date Support Oppose Net
YouGov/Channel 4 (2) 07/06/07 30 55 -25
YouGov/Telegraph 25/04/07 26 60 -34
YouGov/Telegraph (2) 26/10/06 29 60 -31
ICM/Guardian 23/07/06 36 51 -15
YouGov/Telegraph (2) 29/03/06 33 57 -24
Populus/Times 05/02/06 24 64 -40
Populus/Times 04/09/05 30 55 -25
YouGov/Sky News 28/04/05 37 52 -15
YouGov/Sky News 26/04/05 35 53 -18
YouGov/Telegraph 10/04/05 31 54 -23
MORI/Help the Aged 21/02/05 28 63 -35
Populus/Times 06/02/05 32 51 -19
ICM/Guardian 23/01/05 38 47 -9
YouGov/Sunday Times 22/01/05 35 56 -21
Populus/Times 09/01/05 23 53 -24
Populus/Times 01/11/04 31 57 -26
YouGov/Telegraph 28/10/04 36 54 -18
ICM/Guardian 24/10/04 43 46 -3
YouGov/Mail on Sunday 23/10/04 42 47 -5
YouGov/Mail on Sunday 09/10/04 40 47 -7
YouGov 02/10/04 42 48 -6
Populus/Times 02/10/04 33 53 -20
ICM/Guardian 19/09/10 40 45 -5
YouGov 18/09/04 38 52 -14
YouGov 11/09/04 39 49 -10
Populus/Times 05/09/04 34 56 -22
ICM/Guardian 18/07/04 38 56 -18
YouGov 10/07/04 42 50 -8
Populus/Times 04/07/04 38 52 -14
ICM/BBC 30/05/04 33 55 -22
ICM/Guardian 23/05/04 44 43 +1
YouGov 08/05/04 43 49 -6
ICM/Guardian 18/04/05 41 48 -7
ICM/Guardian 11/03/04 46 42 +4
ICM/Newsnight 11/03/04 48 43 +5
Populus/Times 07/03/04 42 50 -8
YouGov 27/02/04 49 42 +7
ICM/Guardian 22/02/04 53 41 +12
Populus/Times 08/02/04 41 49 -8
YouGov 31/01/04 50 39 +11
ICM/Guardian 28/01/04 47 46 +1
Populus/Times 28/01/04 43 45 -2
ICM/Guardian 18/01/04 53 41 +12
YouGov 14/01/04 48 42 +6
YouGov 19/12/03 53 33 +20
ICM 16/11/03 47 41 +6
YouGov 14/11/03 43 45 -2
YouGov 24/10/03 46 41 +5
Populus/Times 07/10/03 41 51 -10
YouGov 03/10/03 46 47 -1
YouGov 26/09/03 43 42 +1
ICM 21/09/03 38 53 -15
Populus/Times 06/09/03 47 43 +4
YouGov 05/09/03 49 41 +8
Populus/Times 03/08/03 51 41 +10
YouGov 24/07/03 50 41 +9
ICM 20/07/03 51 42 +9
Populus/Times 06/07/03 47 45 +2
ICM 22/06/03 48 40 +8
Populus/Times 11/06/03 58 34 +24
YouGov 01/06/03 58 35 +23
YouGov 04/05/03 57 34 +23
ICM 13/04/03 63 23 +40
YouGov 13/04/03 60 35 +25
Populus/Times 12/04/03 64 24 +40
YouGov 10/04/03 66 29 +37
YouGov 08/04/03 63 32 +31
ICM 06/04/03 56 29 +27
YouGov 06/04/03 60 35 +25
YouGov 03/04/03 55 38 +17
YouGov 01/04/03 54 40 +14
ICM 30/03/03 52 34 +18
YouGov 30/03/03 54 38 +16
YouGov 27/03/03 59 35 +24
YouGov 25/03/03 56 35 +21
YouGov 23/03/03 56 37 +19
YouGov 20/03/03 53 39 +14
YouGov 18/03/03 50 42 +8
ICM 16/03/03 38 44 -6
ICM 16/02/03 29 52 -23
ICM 19/01/03 30 47 -17
ICM 15/12/02 36 44 -8
ICM 22/11/02 39 40 -1
ICM 03/11/02 32 41 -9
ICM 27/10/02 38 40 -2
ICM 20/10/02 35 40 -5
ICM 14/10/02 42 37 +5
ICM 06/10/02 32 41 -9
ICM 29/09/02 33 44 -11
ICM 22/09/02 37 46 -9
ICM 15/09/02 36 40 -4
ICM 25/08/02 33 50 -17

Keeping British Troops in Iraq

Populus: (1)Do you think that British troops should stay in Iraq for as long as it takes to make sure that Iraq is a stable democracy or do you think that British troops should be withdrawn from Iraq as soon as possible even if Iraq is not completely stable?(2)Now elections have been held British troops should be withdrawn as soon as possible leaving Iraqis to deal with their won problems
YouGov: Do you believe Britain should continue to keep troops in Iraq, or should they now be withdrawn?
Communicate: Do you think that British troops should stay in Iraq for as long as it takes to make sure that Iraq is a stable democracy or do you think that British troops should be withdrawn from Iraq as soon as possible even if Iraq is not completely stable?
  Survey End Date Stay Withdraw Net
Communicate/Independent 22/10/06 28 62 -34
Populus/Times (1) 05/02/06 38 62 -24
Populus/Times (2) 06/02/05 24 66 -42
YouGov/Mail on Sunday 23/10/04 41 53 -12
YouGov/Mail on Sunday 09/10/04 41 46 -5
Populus/Times (1) 02/10/04 49 42 +7
Populus/Times (1) 04/07/04 42 51 -9