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Opinion polls (UK): Social Indicators page

Published Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Opinion polls: Social Indicators page. A summary of recent opinion polls on voting intention and important issues among voters.

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After the 2015 General Election the British Polling Council set up an inquiry on inaccuracy of polling results, aiming to make future polling recommendations. The final report from the BPC was published on 31 March 2016.

The latest YouGov /  Times poll (11 October 2016) put the Conservatives on 42%, Labour on 28%, the Liberal Democrats 9% and UKIP on 11%.

The latest ICM / Guardian poll (12 September 2016) put the Conservatives on 41%, Labour on 28%, the Liberal Democrats on 9% and UKIP on 13%.

Ipsos MORI's 10-14 September 2016 poll put the Conservatives on 40%, Labour 34%, Liberal Democrats 6% and UKIP 9%.

The most recent Economist / Ipsos Mori 'Issues Index' (September 2016) showed that the "NHS/Hospitals/Healthcare" and "Immigration/Immigrants" registered as the top two most important issues facing Britain today. "European Union/Europe" held 3rd position and the "Economy" 4th.

Commons Briefing papers SN02635

Topic: Elections

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