The effect of the trade of live animal exports on the town.
95% said it had effected the town.
70% said it had led to divisions within the community.
85% said it made relations with the police bad.
6% said it brought more trade to the town.
45% said it raised the spirit of the community.
The effect of the trade on you
75% said it had effected them personally.
29% said it led to arguments with friends and family.
59% made them question, judgement of the police.
16% felt sorry for the attack on farmers livelihood.
65% said it made them question the government.
30% said it made them less happy to live in Brightlingsea.
20% said they had made new friends.
61% were personally upset by the whole idea of the trade
Protest activity (people agreed with the following)
Your opinion of live animal exports
71% opposed the trade.
6% opposed it if it went through Brightlingsea.
12% did not oppose it if it went through Brightlingsea.
8% did not oppose it.
3% were uncertain.
B.A.L.E. and their activities
93% approved of B.A.L.E.'s newsletters.
50% approved of B.A.L.E.'s organisation of blockades against the lorries.
95% approved of B.A.L.E.'s public meetings.
98% approved of B.A.L.E.'s representing views to MPs.
96% approved of B.A.L.E. raising petitions.
46% have attended a public meeting.
46% have attended at least one demonstration.
25% have been at meetings with elected representatives.
50% said the police should use all lawful means to clear the highway.
62% said the police should stop the lorries coming through the town.
64% said the police should not ban demonstrations against the lorries.
30% said the police should arrest anyone who blocks lorries.
Public order act
6% had not heard of the enforcement of the act.
25% agreed with its use.
11% were undecided.
58% disagreed with its use.