Thoroughly modern Middleton

Hannah ThompsonYouGovLabs and UK Public Opinion Website Editor
November 25, 2010, 1:41 AM GMT+0

The British public is largely supportive of Prince William’s ‘modern’ courtship and bride-to-be, but is still a stickler for tradition and the more time-honoured rituals of royal marriage, our results on the wedding show.

However, our results suggest that ‘Waity Katie’, as the tabloids dubbed her prior to the engagement, had better find a job if she wishes to be seen as a truly modern princess.

True to tradition

Notwithstanding such 'modern' attitudes, the British public has shown its conventional side when it comes to marriage itself:

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