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Election Survey 2022 – Parties

These tables and charts show how candidates across Greater Manchester answered our questions.


Party
Responses
Candidates
%
Conservative
5
258
2%
Green
81
140
58%
Labour
76
288
26%
Liberal Democrats
57
205
28%
Other
10
126
8%
All
229
1017
22.5%
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

Answers to the questions

Question 1 - Homes
1. If elected, will you support a landlord licensing scheme to deliver warmer homes?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
80% (4)
20%(1)
0
Green
99% (80)
0
1% (1)
Labour
97% (73)
0
3% (2)
Lib Dem
98% (56)
0
2% (1)
Other
82% (9)
9%(1)
9% (1)
All
97% (222)
1% (2)
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).

Question 2 - Divestment from Fossil Fuels
2. If elected, will you do all you can to ensure the council pension fund ends investment in fossil fuels and invests in a just transition to a zero-carbon economy?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
60% (3)
20%(1)
20% (1)
Green
100% (81)
0
0
Labour
92% (69)
0
8% (6)
Lib Dem
98% (56)
0
2% (1)
Other
64% (7)
18%(2)
18% (2)
All
94% (216)
1% (3)
4% (10)
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 - Energy
3. Do you support changes to the planning rules to enable more onshore wind energy production?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
60% (3)
20%(1)
20% (1)
Green
94% (76)
1%(1)
5% (4)
Labour
97% (73)
0
3% (2)
Lib Dem
88% (50)
0
12% (7)
Other
73% (8)
9%(1)
18% (2)
All
91% (210)
1% (3)
7% (16)
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 - Carbon Literacy
4. Will you commit to taking Carbon Literacy training within one year of being elected?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
60% (3)
20%(1)
20% (1)
Green
95% (77)
2%(2)
2% (2)
Labour
96% (72)
3%(2)
1% (1)
Lib Dem
93% (53)
2%(1)
5% (3)
Other
55% (6)
18%(2)
27% (3)
All
92% (211)
3% (8)
4% (10)
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 - Zero Carbon Buildings
5. Do you support the introduction of a zero-carbon standard for all new buildings in Greater Manchester from 2023?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
80% (4)
20%(1)
0
Green
98% (79)
0
2% (2)
Labour
93% (70)
0
7% (5)
Lib Dem
86% (49)
0
14% (8)
Other
64% (7)
27%(3)
9% (1)
All
91% (209)
2% (4)
7% (16)
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 - Clean Air
6. If elected, will you support the adoption of the new World Health Organization (WHO) air quality limits in Greater Manchester?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
80% (4)
0
20% (1)
Green
99% (80)
0
1% (1)
Labour
93% (70)
0
7% (5)
Lib Dem
93% (53)
0
7% (4)
Other
64% (7)
27%(3)
9% (1)
All
93% (214)
1% (3)
5% (12)
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 - Buses
7. Will you support expanding the dedicated bus lane network in Greater Manchester?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
60% (3)
0
40% (2)
Green
94% (76)
2%(2)
4% (3)
Labour
93% (70)
1%(1)
5% (4)
Lib Dem
89% (51)
0
11% (6)
Other
73% (8)
27%(3)
0
All
90% (208)
3% (6)
7% (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 8 - Pavement Parking
8. If elected, will you support a ban on pavement parking in your council area?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
60% (3)
20%(1)
20% (1)
Green
72% (58)
4%(3)
25% (20)
Labour
65% (49)
12%(9)
23% (17)
Lib Dem
40% (23)
12%(7)
47% (27)
Other
36% (4)
45%(5)
18% (2)
All
60% (137)
11% (25)
29% (67)
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 - Aviation
9. Do you support the introduction of a cap on emissions from flights to and from Manchester Airport?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
40% (2)
0
60% (3)
Green
94% (76)
1%(1)
5% (4)
Labour
63% (47)
7%(5)
31% (23)
Lib Dem
60% (34)
2%(1)
39% (22)
Other
55% (6)
36%(4)
9% (1)
All
72% (165)
5% (11)
23% (53)
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 - Green Space
10. If elected, will you do all you can to ensure that every citizen in Greater Manchester has access to green space within 300 metres of where they live?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
100% (5)
0
0
Green
94% (76)
0
6% (5)
Labour
93% (70)
0
7% (5)
Lib Dem
84% (48)
4%(2)
12% (7)
Other
82% (9)
9%(1)
9% (1)
All
90% (208)
1% (3)
8% (18)
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 11 - Ecology
11. Do you support a ban on the use of pesticides and herbicides in your local authority area?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
80% (4)
0
20% (1)
Green
98% (79)
0
2% (2)
Labour
81% (61)
3%(2)
16% (12)
Lib Dem
74% (42)
0
26% (15)
Other
55% (6)
9%(1)
36% (4)
All
83% (192)
1% (3)
15% (34)
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 12 - Waste and Recycling
12. Do you agree that Greater Manchester should phase out the use of waste incineration?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
40% (2)
20%(1)
40% (2)
Green
91% (74)
2%(2)
6% (5)
Labour
64% (48)
5%(4)
31% (23)
Lib Dem
70% (40)
4%(2)
26% (15)
Other
45% (5)
9%(1)
45% (5)
All
73% (169)
4% (10)
22% (50)
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).

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