Essential Report

Royal Commission into banking

Feb 28, 2017

Q. Would you support or oppose holding a Royal Commission into the banking and financial services industry?

  Total

 

  Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   April 2016 Aug 2016
Total support 64%   74% 56% 76% 62%   59% 64%
Total oppose 16%   6% 26% 10% 20%   15% 13%
Strongly support 33%   40% 22% 54% 38%   27% 28%
Support 31%   34% 34% 22% 24%   32% 36%
Oppose 11%   5% 17% 9% 14%   11% 9%
Strongly oppose 5%   1% 9% 1% 6%   4% 4%
Don’t know 21%   19% 17% 13% 18%   25% 23%

 

There was majority support for holding a Royal Commission into the banking and financial services sector – 64% supported a Royal Commission and 16% opposed. This is no significant change since August last year.

Those most likely to support a Royal Commission into the banking and financial services sector were Labor voters (74%) and Greens voters 76%).

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