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Which political policies are finding favour with voters in our region?

May 17, 2017 10:24 PM
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Over 40% of people in the North West agreed with Labour’s plans to boost school budgets by £6bn a year

Voters in Liverpool have decided that Labour’s plans to stop hospital closures and increase minimum wage are the policies which matter most to them.

A recent survey also found that 43.6% of people in the North West agreed with Labour’s plans to boost school budgets by £6bn a year.

The support for Labour’s education plans received the highest support for all the major policies put forward by all parties in the election.

Of all the people who completed the survey, 2% agreed with Labour’s plan to increase minimum wage to £10 p/h and proposals for a freeze on hospital closures.

The party’s education plans also received strong levels of support from people planning to vote for other parties.

Over 50% of people saying they plan to vote Lib Dem and 28.8% of would-be Conservative voters also agree with the extra schools cash.

The most popular Conservative policy promise in Liverpool and the North west was the plan to recruit 10,000 more mental health staff.

Caps on energy prices (32.3%) and cutting immigration (30.2%) came next.

The Lib Dem’s most popular promise was extra education spending while for the Green party it was scrapping tuition fees.

The study, run in partnership with Google Surveys, was completed online by more than 8,000 people across the regions of England.

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Source: liverpoolecho.co.uk

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