More Britons believe Sarah Everard vigil should not have gone ahead – with men more likely to say no
New polling by YouGov has revealed the public feeling on whether the vigil for Sarah Everard should have happened during the pandemic.
Some 43% of Britons said it should not have gone ahead, while 40% said it should.
Women were split in opinion, with 42% saying it should have been allowed and 39% saying it should not. Men were less likely to back the gathering, saying it should not have been allowed by 47% to 38%.
Older generations were also less likely to think it should have gone ahead. While half of 18 to 24-year-olds (52%) said police should have approved the vigil, 52-55% of over 50s said they should not.