EXCLUSIVE: Red Robin and Unite poll shows Scottish public opposes Syria bombing
An exclusive poll conducted for the Red Robin and Unite the Union by Survation has shown the Scottish public overwhelmingly opposes military action in Syria. The majority support Jeremy Corbyn's position of holding a Parliamentary vote before action.
The field work was conducted 20th - 22nd April with a sample size of 1,012 Scottish voters.
This is the first in a series of articles releasing the results of the poll.
The results of the poll (tables available here) is as follows:
Do you personally support or oppose the launching of military strikes against Syria by the UK?
Don't know 22.7%
Theresa May had obtained cabinet support for ‘'the need to take action'’ in Syria Which of the following is closest to your view?
Theresa May should have held a parliamentary debate and vote before intervening militarily in Syria 54.6%
Theresa May should not have held a vote 28.8%
Don't know 16.6%
Do you personally support or oppose the launching of further military strikes against Syria by the UK?
Don't know 25.9%
Which of the following is closest to your view?
The UK should only take part in new raids on Syria with the approval of Parliament 60.6%
The UK should take part in new raids on Syria regardless of the approval of Parliament 19.1%
Don't know 20.3%