Best Party On Key Issues: Housing

Q I am going to read out a list of problems facing Britain today. I would like you to tell me whether you think the Conservative party, the Labour party or the Liberal Democrats has the best policies on each problem.

Q I am going to read out a list of problems facing Britain today. I would like you to tell me whether you think the Conservative party, the Labour party or the Liberal Democrats has the best policies on each problem. Base: c. 1,000-2,000 GB adults aged 18+

Base: All mentioning issue as important

  Con Lab Lib Dem None / Don't know Lab Lead
  % % % % %
"Housing"
21-24 July 1995 7 59 3 29 +52
22-25 March 1996 7 58 8 27 +51
23-28 July 1996 6 54 5 34 +48
21-24 February 1997 8 54 5 33 +46
8 April 1997 11 48 5 34 +37
21-24 May 1998 12 41 8 37 +29
23-26 July 1999 12 37 7 42 +25
20-25 January 2000 10 47 4 36 +37
20-24 July 2000 13 31 7 45 +18
15-20 February 2001 10 38 7 44 +28
11-16 September 2003 13 28 6 51 +15
10-14 September 2004 15 29 8 45 +14
17-21 February 2005 17 25 7 47 +8
7-11 April 2005 11 31 9 46 +20
31 August - 6 September 2006 13 25 11 50 +12
20-26 September 2007 8 30 6 53 +22
15-17 August 2008* 20 27 3 48 +7

* "None" was not recorded as a separate category in August 2008

Base: All

  Con Lab Lib Dem† None / Don't know Lab Lead
  % % % % %
"Housing"
12-13 April 1978 38 29 2 29 -9
14 August 1978* 39 33 2 26 -6
12-14 May 1987 28 39 10 23 +11
20-21 May 1987 31 38 12 19 +7
27-28 May 1987 34 37 15 13 +3
3-4 June 1987 33 39 15 13 +6
September 1987 34 34 5 27 0
March 1988 33 36 5 26 +3
27-28 December 1990 25 51 4 19 +26
18-21 January 1991 24 46 4 25 +22
21-24 June 1991 23 39 5 32 +16
22-25 November 1991 24 43 5 27 +19
23 March 1992 23 45 8 23 +22
15-20 September 1993 13 43 11 32 +30
19-23 May 1994 13 53 10 21 +40
21-24 July 1995 10 48 4 36 +38
22-25 March 1996 12 51 5 32 +39
23-28 July 1996 13 44 4 38 +31
21-24 February 1997 14 42 5 38 +28
8 April 1997 16 40 4 39 +24
21-24 May 1998 11 38 5 45 +27
23-26 July 1999 14 38 7 38 +24
20-25 January 2000 13 35 5 45 +22
20-24 July 2000 15 32 4 47 +17
15-20 February 2001 10 34 4 40 +24
21-26 February 2002 12 34 6 47 +22
11-16 September 2003 13 27 7 52 +14
10-14 September 2004 12 24 7 54 +12
7-11 April 2005 13 29 8 48 +16
31 August - 6 September 2006 14 23 9 53 +9
20-26 September 2007 12 29 6 50 +17
15-17 August 2008* 26 23 9 37 -3
15-17 September 2012  20  33   6   36  +13 

* "None" was not recorded as a separate category in this survey † Liberal 1978, Liberal-SDP Alliance in 1987

2013 onwards

Base: All

  Con Lab Lib Dem UKIP  Other  None  Don't know  Lab Lead
  % % % % %
"Housing"
7-9 September 2013 18 32 6 10 26  +14
 6-9 September 2014 18 34 7 1 5 10 26 +14
 12-15 April 2015 20 31 7 3 9 8 23 +11

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