Public support for a two week lockdown persists


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One of the most surprising things about public opinion during the coronavirus crisis is just how supportive people have been of lockdown restrictions. Back in March we saw almost universal support for the first full lockdown, with 93% of the public saying they were in favour of the decision. This level of support is unheard of in public opinion research. In fact, after searching our archives, the only policy we could find that came close to matching this level of support was “planting more trees”. The public proceeded to support each extension of the full lockdown, content with the new lockdown life. This support for restrictions coincided with high approval for the Prime Minister and his government’s handling of the crisis. Convincing the public to relax was trickier for the government. While the Eat Out to Help Out scheme was popular, the public were still reluctant to return to their normal life. Indeed, we found in September that just 44% of the public had been to a pub since the r

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