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Wednesday, 2 May, 2001, 15:11 GMT
Online 1000 figures: The issues

As the election campaign approaches the voters give their verdict on the party leaders and their policies in BBC News Online latest exclusive opinion poll.

A detailed breakdown of the survey results can be seen below.

More surveys will be published during the coming election campaign.

ICM polled 1,033 adults in England, Wales and Scotland between Tuesday 24 April and Tuesday 1 May, 270 of them by telephone and the rest by email. The results have been weighted to the profile of all adults.
Q.1 Which party do you trust to run the NHS most effectively?
Q.2 Which party do you trust to run state schools most effectively?
Q.3 Which party do you trust to manage the economy?
Q.4 Which party do you think has the best policies to tackle crime?
Q.5 Which party do you think will best protect the UK's interests in the European Union?
Q.6 Which party do you think has the best public transport policies?
Q.7 Which of the main party leaders would you describe as a strong leader?
Q.8 * Which of the main party leaders would you describe as arrogant?
Q.9 * Which of the main party leaders would you say understands the needs of people like me?
Q.10 * Which of the main party leaders would you describe as someone you would most like to share a drink with?
Q.11 * Which of the main party leaders would you describe as being honest?
Q.12 * Which of the main party leaders would you describe as someone who is sincere?
Q.13 * Which of the main party leaders would you describe as the most charismatic?
Q.14 In your opinion has the government dealt with the foot-and-mouth crisis well, badly or neither particularly well or badly?
Q.15 Do you believe the government when they say that the foot-and-mouth outbreak is under control?
Q.16 In your opinion should Tony Blair go-ahead with a 7 June election?
Q.17 If Tony Blair calls the election for 7 June, would you be more likely to vote Labour, less likely or would it make no difference?
Q.18 Should private healthcare companies be given more of a chance to help run Britain's health care services?
Q.19 How likely is it that you will vote in an immediate general election?
Q.20 Finally which party leader do you think would make the best prime minister?
* Results add up to more than 100% as those surveyed could make more than one choice.

Prepared for BBC News Online by ICM Research Ltd.

The BBC News Online 1000 will continue to give their opinions on political issues during the election campaign.

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