Some Scots believe Islam shown ‘too much respect’ and Christianity not enough, says Easter poll

A third of Scots believe Islam receives too much respect, while a quarter think too little is shown to Christianity, according to an Easter Sunday poll for The Sunday Times.

The survey also suggests the number of Roman Catholics in the country receiving abuse may have been significantly underestimated.

A total of 33% of respondents said Islam gets too much respect and 15% said it is not respected enough, while 11% think Judaism is respected too much and 19% believe it is not.

Anas Sarwar, the Labour MSP who has received threats on social media and by email , told the newspaper: “Sadly at times it seems that our society is becoming less tolerant and more divided. We should respect people of all faiths and none. [Glasgow Live] Read more