Tuesday, 14 April 2015

YouGov Daily Briefing 14/04/2015

https://yougov.co.uk/refer/HdvYK1txkm0PfdJX43_Iow/ <<< follow the link if you would like to join the YOUGOV panel and have your opinions heard


LATEST POLLING
Our latest voting intention figures published in The Sun this morning are CON 33%, LAB 34%, LDEM 8%, UKIP 13%, GRN 6%.
  • Labour lead by one.
  • 37% of people approve of the government's record to date, 49% disapprove.
Inheritance Tax
  • 59% of the public support raising the threshold for inheritance tax to £500k, 23% oppose this.
  • This policy is supported across all main party voters though Labour voters are more divided (44% support, 40% oppose).
  • Asked who this proposal would benefit most, 41% say the richest in society, 35% the middle class and 3% say those who are less well off.
Current Issues

Right to Buy
  • When asked in March this year, the public were divided on whether ‘right to buy’ should be extended to those living in housing associations – 34% said it was a good idea, 39% bad idea and 27% were unsure.
  • Opinion differed between Labour and Conservative supporters – Labour voters were against the policy by 48% to 28% while Conservative voters supported the idea by 43% to 31%.
  • Younger people were also much more in favour of this idea than older people. Under 25s supported the idea by 37% to 20% while over 60s opposed it by 47% to 32%.

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