Following a recent enquiry about various social issues, maybe it's worth flagging the British Social Attitudes survey. This is an annual project carried out by the National Centre for Social Research, and aims to provide a snapshot of people's lives and their views on different matters. Over 3000 interviews are carried out each year to compile the final results.
You can access the most recent edition of the survey (28th edition, published December 2011) by clicking here. The interactive site also allows you to download individual chapters from the report - among the sections that may interest readers of this site are chapters on school choice, childhood and child po