Survation polling of London residents for London Child Poverty Alliance
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Survation polling of London residents on behalf of the London Child Poverty Alliance

Survation conducted a 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.

Key findings:

  • One in five voting Londoners (21%) still haven’t decided who they will vote for

  • 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):

  • 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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