YouGov president Peter Kellner
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Does public back strikes on Syria?

28 August 2013 Last updated at 10:38 BST

The British public is opposed to a missile strike against Syria by a rate of 2 to 1, according to research company YouGov.

YouGov president Peter Kellner said 50% of people are opposed to strikes, 25% in favour and the remaining 25% undecided.

Mr Kellner added that "practically nobody wants British troops to go in".