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General Election Survey 2019 – Responses by Party

Manchester Friends of the Earth is asking all the candidates standing in Greater Manchester constituencies in the General Election on 12th December 2019 their views on key environment issues such as Climate Change, air pollution, transport and waste.

See which of your Parliamentary candidates have responded.

You can also see how many candidates from each party have responded to the environment survey for the parliamentary constituencies in each local authority area 

The charts below show how political party candidates have responded to each of the 12 questions in the environment survey. 

Who has responded?

Party
Responses
Candidates
%
Conservative
215
0%
Green
167
0%
Labour
216
0%
Lib Dem
174
0%
The Brexit Party
NAN%
Other
91
0%
All
0
994
0%
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 have they responded?

Question 1 -
1. Will you support a graduated tax to discourage frequent flyers (also known as a frequent flyer levy)?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
67% (2)
33%(1)
0
Green
94% (17)
0
6% (1)
Labour
100% (3)
0
0
Lib Dem
88% (7)
0
13% (1)
The Brexit Party
100% (1)
0
0
Other
100% (1)
0
0
All
91% (31)
3% (1)
6% (2)
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 -
2. Will you support a ban on all new fossil fuel extraction in the UK, including fracking?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
67% (2)
33%(1)
0
Green
100% (18)
0
0
Labour
100% (3)
0
0
Lib Dem
100% (8)
0
0
The Brexit Party
100% (1)
0
0
Other
100% (1)
0
0
All
97% (33)
3% (1)
0%
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 -
3. Will you support an immediate end to Government support for fossil fuel extraction in other countries?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
67% (2)
33%(1)
0
Green
100% (18)
0
0
Labour
100% (3)
0
0
Lib Dem
88% (7)
0
13% (1)
The Brexit Party
100% (1)
0
0
Other
100% (1)
0
0
All
94% (32)
3% (1)
3% (1)
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 -
4. Will you support the removal of the planning blocks which stop the development of onshore wind projects in England?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
100% (3)
0
0
Green
100% (18)
0
0
Labour
100% (3)
0
0
Lib Dem
88% (7)
0
13% (1)
The Brexit Party
100% (1)
0
0
Other
100% (1)
0
0
All
97% (33)
0%
3% (1)
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 -
5. For private rented homes, will you support a step-by-step increase of the minimum energy efficiency standards on the path to a minimum EPC band C in 2030?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
100% (3)
0
0
Green
100% (18)
0
0
Labour
100% (3)
0
0
Lib Dem
100% (8)
0
0
The Brexit Party
100% (1)
0
0
Other
100% (1)
0
0
All
100% (34)
0%
0%
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 -
6. Will you support a Future Generations Act for England to ensure the interests of future generations are heard in decision-making?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
100% (3)
0
0
Green
94% (17)
0
6% (1)
Labour
100% (3)
0
0
Lib Dem
100% (8)
0
0
The Brexit Party
100% (1)
0
0
Other
100% (1)
0
0
All
97% (33)
0%
3% (1)
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 -
7. Do you support the proposals to introduce Bus Franchising (re-regulation) for Greater Manchester buses?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
100% (3)
0
0
Green
83% (15)
17%(3)
0
Labour
100% (3)
0
0
Lib Dem
100% (8)
0
0
The Brexit Party
100% (1)
0
0
Other
100% (1)
0
0
All
91% (31)
9% (3)
0%
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 -
8. Will you support a new Clean Air Act making a legally binding commitment to meet World Health Organization guidelines for particulate matter by 2030 and enshrining the right to breathe clean air into domestic law?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
100% (3)
0
0
Green
100% (18)
0
0
Labour
100% (3)
0
0
Lib Dem
100% (8)
0
0
The Brexit Party
100% (1)
0
0
Other
100% (1)
0
0
All
100% (34)
0%
0%
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. Will you support doubling tree cover in the United Kingdom by 2045?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
100% (3)
0
0
Green
100% (18)
0
0
Labour
100% (3)
0
0
Lib Dem
100% (8)
0
0
The Brexit Party
100% (1)
0
0
Other
100% (1)
0
0
All
100% (34)
0%
0%
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. Will you ensure the UK has access to a powerful, independent environmental watchdog to police environmental law though the courts and issue fines?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
67% (2)
0
33% (1)
Green
94% (17)
0
6% (1)
Labour
100% (3)
0
0
Lib Dem
100% (8)
0
0
The Brexit Party
100% (1)
0
0
Other
100% (1)
0
0
All
94% (32)
0%
6% (2)
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 -
11. Will you support a Plastic Pollution Bill to eliminate plastic pollution, with a particular focus on action to reduce plastic use and increase the re-usability of products?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
100% (3)
0
0
Green
100% (18)
0
0
Labour
100% (3)
0
0
Lib Dem
88% (7)
13%(1)
0
The Brexit Party
100% (1)
0
0
Other
100% (1)
0
0
All
97% (33)
3% (1)
0%
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 -
12. Will you support the introduction of an immediate ban on new waste incineration capacity (including gasification and pyrolysis plants) in the UK?
Party
Yes
No
Undecided
Conservative
100% (3)
0
0
Green
94% (17)
0
6% (1)
Labour
100% (3)
0
0
Lib Dem
50% (4)
0
50% (4)
The Brexit Party
100% (1)
0
0
Other
100% (1)
0
0
All
85% (29)
0%
15% (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).


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