Where does the public really stand on women’s rights and proposals to reform the Gender Recognition Act? We list the most recent surveys:
Times poll, reported on 26 Nov 2022
BBC Scotland Gender Recognition Act Poll, conducted by Savanta ComRes, reported by the BBC 17 Feb 2022
Full Results I Data
Main findings: 57% would support making the process to acquire a gender recognition certificate easier but that support dropped when asked about specific proposals.
Times poll, reported on 13 Feb 2021
A high percentage of respondents agreeing that people should be free to express their transgender identity does not however translate into support for reforming the Gender Recognition Act based on self-declaration. The majority of people believe that a doctor’s approval should be needed for a person to change their sex in law. This includes a majority of those who agree the people should be freely able to express their transgender identity.
YouGov, Panelbase, reported in the Times, 27 Nov 2021
Panelbase, Nov 2019