Poll timeline: consistent public support for gay marriage

Published on Left Foot Forward, by James Bloodworth, May 20, 2013.

October 2010:

  • 58 per cent of the 1,001 respondents in Scotland said they were in favour of full marriage equality. Twenty-three per cent said they did not agree or disagree, while just 17 per cent were opposed … //

… December 2012:

  • Around three quarters (73 per cent) of British adults thought gay people should be allowed to get married while a quarter (24 per cent) did not want to allow gay marriage, according to an Ipsos MORI poll for Freedom to Marry.

May 2013:

  • 54 per cent of Britons supported “changing the law to allow same-sex couples to marry”. Conservative supporters were evenly divided: 45 per cent in favour, 48 per cent opposed.

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