Living standards the 2015 challenge - Liberal Democrats

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Slides of polling from the Resolution Foundation and YouGov which gives fresh insight into what voters think the Liberal Democrats 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 Danny Alexander MP http://res-fdn.org/18nZD4C
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  • 1. …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Living Standards: the 2015 challenge 1 #livingstandards
  • 2. More than half of people say they’re more likely to vote for a party which could improve living standards 2 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 3. We asked the public in which areas the main political parties have good ideas to raise living standards 3 #livingstandards …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. In which one or two of these areas, if any, do you think the main political parties have especially good ideas? - Putting downward pressure on the cost of living so that household bills are as low as possible - Easing the pressure on low and middle income households by reducing taxes - Ensuring 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 - Making it easier for more people to move into employment - Increasing the amount of affordable housing in Britain - Helping raise the pay of low-wage workers without damaging the overall economy - Delivering a system of affordable and high-quality childcare - None of them - Don't know
  • 4. But none of the parties are seen as having strong ideas to raise living standards 4 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 5. Strong support for action on bills, taxes and wages 5 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 6. But only a handful of people think any of the main parties have good ideas to achieve these 6 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 7. Conservatives seen as stronger on getting right level of welfare benefits 7 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 8. And Labour is seen as strongest on boosting low pay without damaging the economy 8 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 9. Amongst their own voters the Lib Dems relatively strong on childcare and reducing taxes for low to middle income families 9 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 10. Scepticism about the parties’ policies on living standards is highest among older voters 10 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 11. People in the North of England are most likely to vote for a party that could improve their living standards 11 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 12. Increasing optimism over whether Britons expect to be better off than now by time of the next election in 2015 12 #livingstandards ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • 13. …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Living Standards: the 2015 challenge 13 #livingstandards
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