Essential Report

Bans on sex

Feb 27, 2018

Q. Do you support or oppose the following bans on sex?

  Total support Total oppose   Strongly support Support Oppose Strongly oppose Don’t know
Ban on sex between Ministers and their staff 50% 32%   24% 26% 20% 12% 19%
Ban on politicians having extra-marital sex 44% 36%   25% 19% 21% 15% 21%
Ban on sex between managers and their staff in the workplace 48% 35%   22% 26% 22% 13% 17%
Ban on sex between workmates in general 22% 55%   9% 13% 33% 22% 22%

 

  Total support   Vote Labor Vote LNP Vote Greens Vote other
Ban on sex between Ministers and their staff 50%   51% 44% 57% 58%
Ban on politicians having extra-marital sex 44%   46% 43% 45% 46%
Ban on sex between managers and their staff in the workplace 48%   49% 51% 51% 47%
Ban on sex between workmates in general 22%   23% 23% 23% 25%

 

50% support a ban on sex between Ministers and their staff and they are also more likely to support than oppose bans on politicians having extra-marital sex (44% to 36%) and bans on sex between managers and their staff in the workplace (48% to 35%).  However they do not support a ban on sex between workmates in general (55% oppose).

Liberal National voters are less likely to support a ban on sex between Ministers and their staff (44% support and 44% oppose).

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