Second poll confirms human effects of falling crime levels in Scotland
The YouGov poll based on fieldwork on 16th and 17th July reinforces the stability of SNP support (42%) and the collapse of that for the Tories (13%) and Labour (15%) but, notably, reveals a sharp difference in levels of concern about crime. Only 16% of Scots rated it the most important issue while between 28% (South) and 35% (London) did so across England and Wales.
An Ipsos-MORI poll a year ago told the same story:
A clearly related phenomenon can be seen in surveys showing that Scots feel they are experiencing a fall in crime greater than that reported by the police! See this for more detail: