A poll has found that the majority of Brits do not believe the upcoming Coronation should be funded by the public. In a YouGov poll, 51 percent of people asked to take part said the event should not be funded by the government, with only 32 percent arguing that it should be government funded. A further 18 percent of people said they ‘don’t know’ whether or not the event should be funded.
The poll looked at results from 4,246 adults ranging in ages.
From the results, the age group that voted most strongly against the Coronation being government funded was 18-24 year olds, with 62 percent saying it ‘should not’ be.
This was followed closely by 25-49 year olds, with 55 percent saying it should not be government funded.
Meanwhile, the age group most in favour of the funded event is 65+, with 43 percent agreeing with the current decision that it should be.
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