Living standards the 2015 challenge - Labour

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Slides of polling from the Resolution Foundation and YouGov which gives fresh insight into what voters think Labour can (and can’t) achieve on the economy and in relation to living standards at the 2015 election. Launched at the Resolution Foundation event - Living Standards: the 2015 challenge with Rachel Reeves MP http://res-fdn.org/18c08kg
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  • 1. …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Living Standards: the 2015 challenge 1 #livingstandards
  • 2. People blame all of the main parties for the fall in living standards over recent years 2 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 3. But more people hold Labour mainly responsible 3 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 4. Conservative supporters are much more likely to blame Labour while Labour supporters are more evenly split 4 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 5. Lib Dem and UKIP supporters are more likely to blame Labour than other parties 5 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 6. Men are more likely than women to blame Labour, while women are as likely to blame all parties 6 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 7. Increasing optimism over whether Britons expect to be better off than now by time of the next election in 2015 7 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 8. But people more pessimistic than 6 months ago about government’s ability to secure rising living standards 8 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 9. We asked the public which party is most likely to make positive difference to aspects of living standards 9 #livingstandards …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. In each of these areas - by 2015, which government, if any, would be most likely to: - Help raise the pay of low-wage workers without damaging the overall economy - Make it easier for more people to move into employment - Put downward pressure on the cost of living so that household bills are as low as possible - Ensure that the wages of the majority of those in work rise in line with overall growth in the economy - Ensure that the right level of welfare benefits goes to people who genuinely need help - Increase the amount of affordable housing in Britain - Deliver a system of affordable and high-quality childcare that supports working parents - Ease the pressure on households by reducing taxes
  • 10. Better news for Labour – they out-perform the Tories on all measures except cutting taxes 10 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 11. But in most cases more people still feel it will make no difference which party is in power 11 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 12. On having good ideas, Labour leads on low pay and wage growth but lags the Tories on targeting welfare 12 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 13. Like all parties, Labour does less well on reducing household bills, affordable childcare & reducing taxes 13 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 14. Strongest sentiment is parties have a long way to go to convince voters they have good ideas on living standards 14 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 15. …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Living Standards: the 2015 challenge 15 #livingstandards
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