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Libertarian platform and policies

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average UK [United Kingdom] voter ranked them on the quiz.

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Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Party’s support basePro-choice, I don’t agree but the government has no right to ban it

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage?

  Party’s support baseYes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?

  Party’s support baseYes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couples

Foreign Policy  ›  Human Rights Act

Should the UK abolish the Human Rights Act?

  Party’s support baseNo, but criminals should lose many of these rights


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Healthcare  ›  NHS Privatisation

Should there be more or less privatisation of the NHS?

  Party’s support baseMore

Foreign Policy  ›  European Union

Do you agree with the UK’s Brexit decision to withdraw from the European Union?

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatisation

Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services?

  Party’s support baseMore

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the U.K. raise taxes on the rich?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Deportation of Suspected Terrorists

Should the UK deport immigrants who are considered to be promoting terrorism?

  Party’s support baseYes, and deport foreigners convicted of any criminal activity

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

  Party’s support baseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Education  ›  Tuition Fees

Should the UK abolish university tuition fees?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Party’s support baseNo, too many people are innocently convicted

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Public statementsNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the United Kingdom?

  Party’s support baseNo, but we should spend more to increase our border security

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

  Party’s support baseNo, but we should ban immigrants from “high risk” countries

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by freedom of speech laws?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?

  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  Critical Race Theory in K-12 Education

Should critical race theory be taught in primary and secondary school?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

  Party’s support baseNo, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communications

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy?

  Party’s support baseYes, but make the process easier for skilled workers

Healthcare  ›  NHS Profit Reimbursement

Should private firms reimburse the NHS if they exceed a 5% profit on contracts?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Party’s support baseYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

the Environment  ›  Fox Hunting

Do you support the practice of hunting foxes with dogs?

  Party’s support baseNo, this is a cruel sport which should remain illegal

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

  Party’s support baseMore

the Economy  ›  Tax Rate

Should the top tax rate of income over £150,000 be raised to 50 percent?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Mansion Tax

Should homeowners pay higher taxes on "mansions" valued over £2m?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should the U.K. raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Party’s support baseLower

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Public statementsNo

Healthcare  ›  Emergency Medical Care

Should foreign visitors have to pay for emergency medical treatment during their stay in the UK?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use?

  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  Standardised Curriculum

Should all state schools be required to follow a standard curriculum?

  Party’s support baseYes, but allow flexibility for non-core subjects

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Public statementsNo

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

Should the UK increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?

  Party’s support baseIncrease, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  British Monarchy

Should the British Monarchy be abolished?

  Party’s support baseNo, they are a positive influence on tourism, charity, and international relations

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?

  Party’s support baseNo, athletes should compete based on the biological sex that is listed on their birth certificate

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

  Party’s support baseDecrease

Social  ›  Niqāb

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Trident Nuclear Weapons Programme

Should the UK renew its Trident nuclear weapons programme?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  National Service

Should the UK reinstate a form of mandatory national service?

  Party’s support baseNo, service should be an option instead of obligation

Domestic Policy  ›  Net Neutrality

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)?

  Party’s support baseNo, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet

the Economy  ›  32-Hour Work Week

Do you support a 32-hour work week?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Zero Hour Contracts

Do you support the use of zero hour contracts?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?

  Public statementsYes

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Party’s support baseHurt

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the UK flag?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  House of Lords

Should the House of Lords be abolished?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Migrant Children

Should the children of migrants who live in French territories be allowed to join their families?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.K. defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP?

  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  Free Schools

Should the government allow businesses, charities, parents or teachers to use public money to start "free schools"?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits for members of Parliament?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  European Commission

Should the European Commission be dismantled?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

  Public statementsNo, a global free trade system is better for our businesses and consumers

Education  ›  School Truancy

Should the government decriminalize school truancy?

  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Antisocial Behaviour Orders (ASBOs)

Do you support the use of Antisocial Behaviour Orders (ASBOs)?

  Party’s support baseYes

Transportation  ›  London Underground

Should the London Underground be considered an "essential service" which would ban all future worker strikes?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

  Party’s support baseYes