Most say teachers should be in same group as NHS staff for jab
THE UK public (87%) think teachers should be included in a priority group for vaccinations so that schools can re-open. More than half (55%) think teachers should be in the same group as frontline healthcare workers.
Digital pollsters Findoutnow.co.uk asked over 4,000 people: It is argued that teachers’ vaccinations should be prioritised so that children can return to school sooner. In which priority group, if any, should teachers be included? The answers are:
Same time, or sooner than frontline healthcare workers: 55%
Same time, or sooner than over 70s: 63%
Same time, or sooner than at risk groups: 77%
Same time, or sooner than over 60s: 83%
Some kind of priority: 87%
You can see the full results here
There is growing concern for the mental health and education prospects of children who cannot attend school.
Chris Holbrook, founder of findoutnow.co.uk, said: “The results show people are desperate to get schools re-opened.”
About the survey
The survey of 4,214 members of Pick My Postcode was conducted on Wednesday 6th of January. Find Out Now adjusted the results to get a nationally representative sub-sample of 1,500 within +/-1% of ONS quotas for Age, Gender, Region, social economic group and past voting using machine learning.
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