Stats - Society and Democracy

We asked students and apprentices to vote on what they think about a series of policy issues. This is what they had to say on Society and Democracy.

 

More political powers should be devolved to the parliaments of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

  • This is one of my main priorities: 27% (321)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 32% (384)
  • This is not a priority for me: 13% (158)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 20% (238)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 9% (110)

 

The requirement to show photo ID before voting in General Elections should be scrapped

  • This is one of my main priorities: 31% (377)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 22% (267)
  • This is not a priority for me: 17% (199)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 8% (95)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 22% (266)

 

The minimum voting age in elections should be lowered to 16

  • This is one of my main priorities: 27% (319)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 28% (331)
  • This is not a priority for me: 14% (169)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 5% (55)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 27% (325)

 

Pay for public sector workers should rise in line with inflation each year

  • This is one of my main priorities: 64% (768)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 25% (297)
  • This is not a priority for me: 5% (58)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 3% (41)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 2% (29)

 

Students and young people should be able to access the Erasmus+ programme

  • This is one of my main priorities: 32% (384)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 27% (322)
  • This is not a priority for me: 7% (79)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 33% (392)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 1% (9)