Local Election Survey 2018 – Parties

We’re are surveying candidates in Greater Manchester for the 2018 election. Find out more about how you can take part. Below is a summary of the responses for each political party. Use the links below to explore the responses in other ways.

Election 2018 Candidates  Election 2018 Area

Who has responded?

Party
Responses
Candidates
%
Conservative
17
284
6%
Green
98
162
60%
Labour
119
282
42%
Lib Dem
84
233
36%
UKIP
4
56
7%
Other
22
73
30%
All
344
1090
31.6%
The table and chart show the number of candidates responding to the survey as a percentage of those standing for each party across Greater Manchester.
results chart

How did they respond?

Question 1 - Climate Change
1. Will you support (or have you supported) a Climate Emergency motion in your local authority area?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
91% (10)
9% (1)
0%
Green
97% (95)
1% (1)
2% (2)
Labour
97% (62)
0%
3% (2)
Lib Dem
100% (61)
0%
0%
UKIP
50% (1)
0%
50% (1)
Other
91% (20)
0%
5% (1)
All
97% (249)
1% (2)
2% (6)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' as absolute numbers and percentages (in brackets).
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).


Question 2 - Divestment from Fossil Fuels
2. Do you agree that the Greater Manchester Pension Fund should fully divest from fossil fuels in the next two years?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
64% (7)
27% (3)
9% (1)
Green
99% (97)
0%
1% (1)
Labour
80% (51)
3% (2)
17% (11)
Lib Dem
95% (58)
2% (1)
3% (2)
UKIP
50% (1)
0%
50% (1)
Other
82% (18)
0%
14% (3)
All
90% (232)
2% (6)
7% (19)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' as absolute numbers and percentages (in brackets).
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).


Question 3 - Walking and Cycling
3. Do you support the introduction of a zero-carbon standard for all new buildings in Greater Manchester from 2021?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
73% (8)
9% (1)
18% (2)
Green
99% (97)
0%
1% (1)
Labour
86% (55)
2% (1)
13% (8)
Lib Dem
98% (60)
0%
2% (1)
UKIP
100% (2)
0%
0%
Other
91% (20)
0%
5% (1)
All
94% (242)
1% (2)
5% (13)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' as absolute numbers and percentages (in brackets).
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).


Question 4 - Air Quality
4. Will you commit to taking Carbon Literacy training within one year of being elected?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
91% (10)
9% (1)
0%
Green
95% (93)
1% (1)
4% (4)
Labour
95% (61)
0%
5% (3)
Lib Dem
97% (59)
0%
3% (2)
UKIP
100% (2)
0%
0%
Other
82% (18)
5% (1)
9% (2)
All
94% (243)
1% (3)
4% (11)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' as absolute numbers and percentages (in brackets).
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).


Question 5 - Biodiversity
5. Do you support the introduction of a Clean Air Zone D (which includes private cars) in the Regional Centre?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
64% (7)
27% (3)
9% (1)
Green
95% (93)
1% (1)
4% (4)
Labour
45% (29)
9% (6)
45% (29)
Lib Dem
80% (49)
7% (4)
13% (8)
UKIP
50% (1)
50% (1)
0%
Other
64% (14)
9% (2)
23% (5)
All
75% (193)
7% (17)
18% (47)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' as absolute numbers and percentages (in brackets).
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).


Question 6 - Plastics
6. Will you support re-regulation (otherwise known as London-style public control) of our bus services in Greater Manchester?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
64% (7)
36% (4)
0%
Green
98% (96)
0%
2% (2)
Labour
97% (62)
0%
3% (2)
Lib Dem
93% (57)
0%
7% (4)
UKIP
50% (1)
0%
50% (1)
Other
91% (20)
5% (1)
0%
All
94% (243)
2% (5)
3% (9)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' as absolute numbers and percentages (in brackets).
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).


Question 7 - Aviation
7. Would you support a ban on pavement parking in your council area?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
73% (8)
27% (3)
0%
Green
82% (80)
3% (3)
15% (15)
Labour
64% (41)
5% (3)
31% (20)
Lib Dem
59% (36)
18% (11)
23% (14)
UKIP
50% (1)
50% (1)
0%
Other
86% (19)
9% (2)
0%
All
72% (185)
9% (23)
19% (49)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' as absolute numbers and percentages (in brackets).
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).


Question 8 - Energy Efficiency
8. Do you support the introduction of a cap on emissions from flights to and from Manchester Airport?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
45% (5)
36% (4)
18% (2)
Green
94% (92)
0%
6% (6)
Labour
67% (43)
3% (2)
30% (19)
Lib Dem
74% (45)
7% (4)
20% (12)
UKIP
50% (1)
50% (1)
0%
Other
86% (19)
5% (1)
5% (1)
All
79% (205)
5% (12)
16% (40)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' as absolute numbers and percentages (in brackets).
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).


Question 9 -
9. Do you support (or have you supported) the phase out of pesticide use in your local authority area?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
82% (9)
18% (2)
0%
Green
99% (97)
1% (1)
0%
Labour
89% (57)
2% (1)
9% (6)
Lib Dem
85% (52)
3% (2)
11% (7)
UKIP
50% (1)
0%
50% (1)
Other
91% (20)
0%
5% (1)
All
91% (236)
2% (6)
6% (15)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' as absolute numbers and percentages (in brackets).
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).


Question 10 -
10. Do you support the procurement of school milk in plastic-free containers?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
91% (10)
0%
9% (1)
Green
98% (96)
2% (2)
0%
Labour
100% (64)
0%
0%
Lib Dem
95% (58)
0%
5% (3)
UKIP
100% (2)
0%
0%
Other
86% (19)
5% (1)
5% (1)
All
97% (249)
1% (3)
2% (5)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' as absolute numbers and percentages (in brackets).
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).