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MHP Communications – Party Conference Health Policies Poll

Survey of British adults on attitudes towards recently announced Labour Party policies on the NHS.

  • The majority (69-91%) of British adults support each of the policies tested which have recently been announced by the Labour Party regarding the NHS.
  • Removing prescription charges in England, as in Scotland and Wales, is the policy with the most opposition with one in five (21%) British adults saying they oppose this policy.
  • Opposition for removing prescription charges in England is significantly higher in England than in Scotland or Wales (22% vs. 13% and 10% respectively).
  • Three quarters (76%) of British adults support introducing stricter conditions that require Government to fund medicines research and development if it benefits the public.
  • This policy has cross party appeal with at least seven in ten British adults who say they would vote Conservative (70%), Labour (88%), Lib Dem (79%) or The Brexit Party (77%) if there was a General Election tomorrow saying they support it.

Date Published: 10/10/2019

Categories: GB | Health | Politics | Public and communities

Client: MHP Communications

Methodology

ComRes interviewed 2,045 British adults online between the 25th and 26th September 2019. Data were weighted to be representative of GB adults by age, gender, region and socio-economic grade. ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.

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