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Election Survey 2024 – Parties

Election Survey 2024 – Parties

Greater Manchester

Party
Responses
Candidates
%
Conservative
4
210
2%
Green
81
161
50%
Labour
33
218
15%
Liberal Democrats
30
169
18%
Other
8
201
4%
All
156
959
16.3%
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 - Climate Change

Will you make climate action one of your top priorities if you're elected?

Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
75% (3)
25%(1)
0
Green
100% (82)
0
0
Labour
100% (32)
0
0
Lib Dem
100% (30)
0
0
Other
56% (5)
22%(2)
22% (2)
All
96% (152)
2% (3)
1% (2)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Undecided' as absolute numbers (in brackets) and percentages.
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).



Question 2 - Schools Streets

Will you support increasing the percentage of primary schools in your local council area with a permanent school street to 25% within 5 years?

Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
50% (2)
0
50% (2)
Green
95% (78)
0
5% (4)
Labour
97% (31)
0
3% (1)
Lib Dem
93% (28)
0
7% (2)
Other
56% (5)
44%(4)
0
All
91% (144)
3% (4)
6% (9)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Undecided' as absolute numbers (in brackets) and percentages.
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).



Question 3 - Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Will you support the GMPF Divestment Pledge: “If elected, I will do all I can to ensure the Greater Manchester Pension Fund, which is controlled by the ten GM councils, ends investment in fossil fuels within the next two years and invests in a just transition to a zero-carbon economy.”?

Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
50% (2)
25%(1)
25% (1)
Green
100% (82)
0
0
Labour
100% (32)
0
0
Lib Dem
100% (30)
0
0
Other
67% (6)
22%(2)
11% (1)
All
96% (152)
2% (3)
1% (2)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Undecided' as absolute numbers (in brackets) and percentages.
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).



Question 4 - Workplace Parking Levy

Will you push for a workplace parking levy for large and medium-sized businesses in Greater Manchester?

Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
25% (1)
25%(1)
50% (2)
Green
90% (74)
1%(1)
9% (7)
Labour
38% (12)
6%(2)
56% (18)
Lib Dem
43% (13)
13%(4)
43% (13)
Other
33% (3)
44%(4)
22% (2)
All
65% (103)
8% (12)
27% (42)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Undecided' as absolute numbers (in brackets) and percentages.
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).



Question 5 - On Street Bike Storage

Will you encourage your council to install on-street bike storage in local residential areas?

Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
100% (4)
0
0
Green
95% (78)
0
5% (4)
Labour
91% (29)
0
9% (3)
Lib Dem
97% (29)
0
3% (1)
Other
78% (7)
11%(1)
11% (1)
All
93% (147)
1% (1)
6% (9)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Undecided' as absolute numbers (in brackets) and percentages.
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).



Question 6 - Air Quality

Will you call on the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to set a clear pathway to meet the World Health Organization targets for healthy air by 2030?

Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
75% (3)
25%(1)
0
Green
98% (80)
0
2% (2)
Labour
100% (32)
0
0
Lib Dem
100% (30)
0
0
Other
56% (5)
44%(4)
0
All
95% (150)
3% (5)
1% (2)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Undecided' as absolute numbers (in brackets) and percentages.
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).



Question 7 - Warm Home

Will you encourage your council to streamline the local planning system to make heat pump installations and retrofit easier, and push for a consistent approach across Greater Manchester?

Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
100% (4)
0
0
Green
93% (76)
0
7% (6)
Labour
91% (29)
0
9% (3)
Lib Dem
93% (28)
0
7% (2)
Other
67% (6)
22%(2)
11% (1)
All
91% (143)
1% (2)
8% (12)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Undecided' as absolute numbers (in brackets) and percentages.
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).



Question 8 - Pavement Parking

Will you support a ban on pavement parking in your council area?

Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
75% (3)
0
25% (1)
Green
80% (66)
0
20% (16)
Labour
59% (19)
16%(5)
25% (8)
Lib Dem
57% (17)
13%(4)
30% (9)
Other
56% (5)
33%(3)
11% (1)
All
70% (110)
8% (12)
22% (35)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Undecided' as absolute numbers (in brackets) and percentages.
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).



Question 9 - Tree Cover

Will you do all you can to ensure that your local authority puts in place plans to double tree cover in your council area?

Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
75% (3)
0
25% (1)
Green
95% (78)
0
5% (4)
Labour
91% (29)
0
9% (3)
Lib Dem
97% (29)
0
3% (1)
Other
78% (7)
0
22% (2)
All
92% (146)
0%
7% (11)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Undecided' as absolute numbers (in brackets) and percentages.
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).



Question 10 - Zero-carbon Buildings

Do you support the introduction of a zero-carbon standard for all new buildings in your council’s Local Plan?

Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
100% (4)
0
0
Green
99% (81)
0
1% (1)
Labour
84% (27)
0
16% (5)
Lib Dem
100% (30)
0
0
Other
56% (5)
11%(1)
33% (3)
All
93% (147)
1% (1)
6% (9)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Undecided' as absolute numbers (in brackets) and percentages.
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).



Question 11 - Bus Priority

Will you support a significant increase in a network of radial and orbital bus priority routes to help provide consistent and reliable bus journey times across Greater Manchester?

Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
50% (2)
0
50% (2)
Green
96% (79)
0
4% (3)
Labour
94% (30)
0
6% (2)
Lib Dem
100% (30)
0
0
Other
100% (9)
0
0
All
95% (150)
0%
4% (7)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Undecided' as absolute numbers (in brackets) and percentages.
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).



Question 12 - Advertising

Do you support the introduction of an ‘ethical advertising policy’ on council-controlled sites?

Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
50% (2)
0
50% (2)
Green
98% (80)
0
2% (2)
Labour
94% (30)
0
6% (2)
Lib Dem
97% (29)
0
3% (1)
Other
33% (3)
44%(4)
22% (2)
All
91% (144)
3% (4)
6% (9)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Undecided' as absolute numbers (in brackets) and percentages.
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).



Question 13 - Aviation

Do you support the introduction of a departure tax at Manchester Airport to raise funds for climate action across Greater Manchester?

Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
0
75%(3)
25% (1)
Green
91% (75)
2%(2)
6% (5)
Labour
56% (18)
13%(4)
31% (10)
Lib Dem
60% (18)
3%(1)
37% (11)
Other
22% (2)
44%(4)
33% (3)
All
72% (113)
9% (14)
19% (30)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Undecided' as absolute numbers (in brackets) and percentages.
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).



Question 14 - Recycling

Do you pledge to support 65%+ recycling alongside residual waste reduction targets by opposing all new incineration capacity and opposing long-term council waste contracts that are incompatible with these targets?

Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
75% (3)
0
25% (1)
Green
94% (77)
0
6% (5)
Labour
88% (28)
0
13% (4)
Lib Dem
70% (21)
3%(1)
27% (8)
Other
67% (6)
0
33% (3)
All
85% (135)
1% (1)
13% (21)
The table and chart show the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Undecided' as absolute numbers (in brackets) and percentages.
The chart shows the number of candidates answering 'Yes' (colour), 'No' (grey) and 'Don't Know' (light grey).



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