Less than one in two French trusted the Government and the President of the Republic to fight against the terrorist threat, but a large majority the plebiscite action of forces , according to a BVA poll conducted for Orange and iTélé , published on Saturday 25th April.
If nine out of ten French consider the threat of terrorism as “high”, only 39% of respondents said they do “more” or “quite” trust Hollande fight against terrorism, and 47% say they trust the government. “The current situation is far from arousing a national unity behind President reflex” BVA note. Indeed, while 70% of those on the left rely on this ground François Hollande (75% for the government), only 12% of supporters of the right share this opinion (25% for government).
80% of respondents consider “priority” the fight against terrorism
Beyond partisan divisions, However surveyed plébiscitent field players in the fight against jihadist threat: 88% have confidence in the army, 87% in the police and the gendarmerie and 83% in the intelligence services, reveals the study conducted after the announcement that a new attack was probably avoided last weekend against a church and open debate on the bill criticized intelligence.
To respond to the number growing of candidates for jihad and threats of attacks after those 17 dead in Paris in January, the fight against terrorism is considered “priority” by 80% of respondents , as the education (72%), internal security (70%), youth employment (66%) and monitoring of social networks (55%).
The situation in the suburbs is however considered a priority for a French two (49%, down 11 points compared to January), and that the issue of integration (47%) and the fight against racism (35%). Poll conducted by telephone on April 23 and 24 on a representative national sample of 1,000 people by the quota method.