Policies, Values, Leaders and Candidates - Relative Importance (trend)

Q How important, if at all, would you say the things I am going to read out will be in helping you decide how to vote in the general election?

Q How important, if at all, would you say the things I am going to read out will be in helping you decide how to vote in the general election?

  • The parties' policies on national issues
  • The parties' policies on issues that affect your local area
  • The values that each party stands for
  • The parties' leaders
  • The quality of your local candidates
The parties' policies on national issues 24-30 May 2001 7-11 April 2005
  % %
Very important 58 54
Fairly important 30 32
Not very important 5 5
Not at all important 4 5
Don't know 3 3

Base: c. 2,000 GB adults aged 18+

 

The parties' policies on issues that affect your local area 24-30 May 2001 7-11 April 2005
  % %
Very important 52 45
Fairly important 32 38
Not very important 9 10
Not at all important 4 5
Don't know 3 2

Base: c. 2,000 GB adults aged 18+

 

The values that each party stands for 24-30 May 2001 7-11 April 2005
  % %
Very important 51 45
Fairly important 31 37
Not very important 9 9
Not at all important 5 6
Don't know 4 3

Base: c. 2,000 GB adults aged 18+

 

The parties' leaders 24-30 May 2001 7-11 April 2005
  % %
Very important 46 23
Fairly important 33 43
Not very important 12 23
Not at all important 6 9
Don't know 3 2

Base: c. 2,000 GB adults aged 18+

 

The quality of your local candidates 24-30 May 2001 7-11 April 2005
  % %
Very important 38 29
Fairly important 34 40
Not very important 15 18
Not at all important 6 8
Don't know 7 5

Base: c. 2,000 GB adults aged 18+

More insights about Public Sector