Do you agree or disagree that people who break the law should be given stiffer sentences?

Field work dates: 1 January 2000 - 1 January 2014
Data from: Scotland
Results from: 12 polls

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Results for: Do you agree or disagree that people who break the law should be given stiffer sentences?
Fieldwork end date
Pollster
1 January 2014
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2011
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2010
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2009
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2007
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2006
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2005
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2004
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2003
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2002
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2001
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2000
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
Agree strongly29%48%36%30%38%35%33%27%30%33%29%27%
Agree43%32%44%49%44%47%47%50%49%46%47%52%
Neither agree nor disagree21%15%15%14%12%13%14%15%16%15%15%14%
Disagree6%4%4%5%4%3%4%5%4%4%7%5%
Disagree strongly1%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%
Don't know1%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%
Refused1%0%1%1%1%1%2%2%1%2%1%2%

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Please chose an answer to show how much you agree or disagree that 'People who break the law should be given stiffer sentences.'

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