Which institution ought to have most influence over how Scotland is run?

Field work dates: 7 May 1999 - 18 March 2020
Data from: Scotland
Results from: 16 polls

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Results for: Which institution ought to have most influence over how Scotland is run?
Fieldwork end date
Pollster
18 March 2020
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
28 February 2018
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
23 December 2016
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
31 January 2016
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
30 November 2012
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 October 2011
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
4 October 2010
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 September 2009
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 November 2007
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
21 January 2007
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
19 December 2005
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
17 December 2004
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 October 2003
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 November 2001
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
4 November 2000
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
12 August 1999
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
The Scottish Government73%74%75%76%63%73%74%72%71%64%67%67%66%74%72%74%
The UK government at Westminster15%15%14%14%24%13%16%13%14%11%13%12%20%14%13%13%
Local councils in Scotland8%8%8%7%8%11%6%11%9%19%15%17%9%8%10%8%
The European Union1%1%1%1%1%1%1%0%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%
Don't know3%3%2%2%4%2%3%3%4%4%4%3%4%2%5%4%
Refused****0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%

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Which institution respondent thinks ought to have most influence over the way Scotland is run - the Scottish Government, the UK government at Westminster, local councils in Scotland or the European Union? (see detailed documentation for minor changes in question wording over time)

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