#GE2015: Will Northern Ireland Vote for Policies?
We take our daily look at the position of constituencies in Vote for Policies excellent election policy-matching tool. They have recently released the policies of Northern Ireland party policies and have gathered 383 surveys so far. This compares to 648,000 in England, 32,000 in Scotland and 27,000 in Wales. C’mon Northern Ireland.
Due to the delay in getting policies from the Northern Ireland parties, these constituencies have the lowest participation. You can still participate here.
In Northern Ireland, the Ulster Unionists and Alliance in the lead. DUP and Sinn Fein trail the rest.
In England, Labour and Greens in the lead. Conservatives and UKIP trail the rest.
In Scotland, the Scottish Green and SNP lead. UKIP and Conservatives trail the rest.
In Wales, Labour and Greens lead. Plaid Cymru (the Party of Wales) and Conservatives trail rest.
The state of the parties in the UK
Across the UK, Labour, Greens and LibDems take the top three slots.
The state of the party policies nationally
Health, Education and the Economy lead the issues, with Labour, Lib Dems and Labour leading respectively. Foreign Policy/Defence, Europe and Democracy are the least voted on issues, with UKIP, Labour and Lib Dems leading respectively.
Highest participation constituencies
To see the how parties are doing by policy across the country take a look here.
To see the newly released Guide to Sustainable Democracy, click here.
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