Online polling of London residents on behalf of the London Child Poverty Alliance
Survation conducted an online poll of 1,541 London residents on behalf of the London Child Poverty Alliance – a coalition of charities including Child Poverty Action Group, Children’s Society and Shelter. The full tables are available here.
– One in five voting Londoners (21%) haven’t decided who they will vote for in the next London borough council elections in May 2014
– Twice as many women (28%) as men (14%) are undecided.
– Londoners are demanding decent homes and decent jobs. There was huge support for councils to improve housing (91%), increase wages (86%) and support flexible working (86%)
We asked how important various problems were for Londoners. Three of the top issues they face are:
– Difficulty finding affordable housing (80%)
– Being paid low wages (79%)
– Not being able to find jobs that fit with family life (72%)
(figures show the percentage who rated the problem as being very or fairly important)
Londoners want local politicians to take action on:
– Improving the quality, stability and affordability of housing (91%)
– Increasing wages (86%)
– Increasing flexible working (86%)
– Protecting poorest residents from increases to council tax payments (85%)
– Protecting the services provided by children’s centres (82%)
(figures show the percentage who would strongly or somewhat support each policy)
Voting intentions among London residents for the next London borough council elections in May 2014:
– 32% Labour
– 21% Conservative
– 10% UKIP
– 9% Lib Dem
– 4% Green
– 1% Independent
– 21% Undecided
You can find the press release from the London Child Poverty Alliance here.
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