Report on Findings - How will environment and climate influence the next election: what the public really think
26 September 2023
While the economy and inflation is the issue which will likely dominate the next general election cycle, this research clearly underlines the importance of climate change and the environment heading into the election. [...] How Labour Climate Change and the Economy and Inflation to be in opposition, as 30% positions itself on the Environment and Climate of those who reported the latter as their most important issue also placed Change could be crucial in winning the votes of those the Environment and Climate change in their top three. [...] Results The results of the MRP analysis provide a valuable insight into the level of concern for The Environment and Climate Change as an issue across different constituencies, and the role this will play in peopleʼs decision making at the 2024 General Election. [...] This is also mirrored in the Ten Most Marginal Seats, where the Using constituency-level voting intention if an election The three groups of seats will be a pivotal battleground environment is placed as a top issue by 33% of the were to take place on the 1st of September, we were in the next general election and are therefore vital to electorate, and 72% of voters indicate that the able to identif. [...] Furthermore, the top three Blue Wall constituencies with highest overall agreement with the statement (Cities of London and Westminster, Guildford, and Winchester) are all predicted to be lost by the Conservatives at the next election – the former to Labour, and the rest to the Lib Dems.