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

Topics

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  ChatGPTPro-choice, and providing birth control, sex education, and more social services will help reduce the number of abortions

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  ChatGPTNo

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Human Rights Act

Should the UK abolish the Human Rights Act?

  ChatGPTNo

Healthcare  ›  NHS Privatisation

Should there be more or less privatisation of the NHS?

  ChatGPTLess


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Foreign Policy  ›  European Union

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

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage?

  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

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

  ChatGPTYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

  ChatGPTYes, and make it a living wage

Immigration  ›  Deportation of Suspected Terrorists

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

  ChatGPTYes, but only if their human rights will be respected by the country they are deported to

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

  ChatGPTNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

  ChatGPTYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

the Economy  ›  Tax Evasion

Should the government prosecute people who avoid paying taxes by hiding money in foreign bank accounts?

  ChatGPTYes

Social  ›  Gender Transition

Should people under the age of 18 years old be able to receive gender-transition treatments?

  ChatGPTYes, but with parental permission

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  ChatGPTYes, this system guarantees healthcare for everyone

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  ChatGPTNo, too many people are innocently convicted

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

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

  ChatGPTYes, but only by court order

Education  ›  Tuition Fees

Should the UK abolish university tuition fees?

  ChatGPTYes, but only for low income families

Education  ›  Free School Meals

Should free meals be offered to all primary school students?

  ChatGPTYes, but only if they meet high nutritional standards

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

  ChatGPTYes, but only for large international corporations

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by freedom of speech laws?

  ChatGPTNo, and increase penalties for hate speech

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrant Ban

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

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy?

  ChatGPTNo, and make the process easier for refugees

the Economy  ›  Tax Rate

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

  ChatGPTNo, but eliminate tax loopholes for top earners

Foreign Policy  ›  Gaza ceasefire

Do you support the government calling for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza?

  ChatGPTYes

the Environment  ›  Fox Hunting

Do you support the practice of hunting foxes with dogs?

  ChatGPTNo, this is a cruel sport which should remain illegal

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?

  ChatGPTYes, they are essential to protecting other children who are too young to be vaccinated

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  ChatGPTYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  ChatGPTNo, focus on ending tax evasion instead

the Economy  ›  Mansion Tax

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

  ChatGPTYes, this will help reduce wealth inequality in the UK

Healthcare  ›  NHS Profit Reimbursement

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

  ChatGPTYes

Education  ›  Critical Race Theory in K-12 Education

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

  ChatGPTNo, kids should be raised to be racially color blind instead of being taught they are inherently racist or disadvantaged based on the color of their skin

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana?

  ChatGPTYes, but only for medical use

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  ChatGPTYes, but the government should provide free language learning courses

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukrainian Defense Funding

Should the United Kingdom provide military supplies and funding to Ukraine?

  ChatGPTYes, but only provide humanitarian aid

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

  ChatGPTMore, reform the system so that it supplements, rather than replaces, a working income

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

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

  ChatGPTIncrease for large multinational corporations but lower for small businesses

the Economy  ›  Inheritance Tax

Should the government abolish the inheritance tax?

  ChatGPTNo, reform so the tax rate is based on the wealth of the recipient rather than the deceased

the Economy  ›  Free Trade

Should the U.K. pursue free trade deals with other countries?

  ChatGPTYes, but only if strong protections for our national resources and workers are enacted with each trade deal

Foreign Policy  ›  United States of Europe

Should the EU evolve into the United States of Europe?

  ChatGPTNo

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  ChatGPTNo, we should invest in cleaner alternatives such as wind, hydroelectric, thorium, and geothermal

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use?

  ChatGPTNo, but increase funding for addiction prevention and rehabilitation

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?

  ChatGPTYes, and ban all disposable products that are not made of at least 75% of biodegradable material

the Economy  ›  Child Benefit

Should child benefits be restricted to a maximum of two children?

  ChatGPTNo

Education  ›  GCSE Exams

Should every student be required to take a GCSE exam at the end of Year Eleven?

  ChatGPTNo, vocational or skill based qualifications should also be available

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

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

  ChatGPTNo, athletes should compete based on the biological sex that is listed on their birth certificate

Education  ›  Standardised Curriculum

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

  ChatGPTYes, but allow flexibility for non-core subjects

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  ChatGPTYes, everyone should receive an income to cover basic necessities including food and housing

the Economy  ›  Young Benefit Claimants

Should 18-21 year olds take on unpaid community work in order to claim benefits?

  ChatGPTNo

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  ChatGPTYes, but only if the spending goes towards environmentally friendly solutions

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

  ChatGPTYes, but not for cosmetics

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  ChatGPTYes, but only if releasing the information does not threaten our national security

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

  ChatGPTYes, there is too much fake news and misinformation on social media

Foreign Policy  ›  Weapon Sales Ethics

Should there be restrictions on government arms sales to countries accused of committing human rights violations?

  ChatGPTYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine and Nato

Should Ukraine join NATO?

  ChatGPTNo, this should be decided after the current war ends so we avoid a third world war

Transportation  ›  National Railway

Should the national railway be privatised?

  ChatGPTNo, eliminate any privatisation and have the government operate the trains and tracks

Domestic Policy  ›  House of Lords

Should the House of Lords be a wholly elected body?

  ChatGPTYes, and with proportional representation

Domestic Policy  ›  British Monarchy

Should the British Monarchy be abolished?

  ChatGPTNo, but they should be self funded and pay taxes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  ChatGPTIncrease, but only for countries that have no human rights violations

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  ChatGPTNo, I do not believe in the death penalty

Healthcare  ›  Emergency Medical Care

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

  ChatGPTNo, emergency care should not be denied to those cannot afford it

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay?

  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Four-day Workweek

Should the United Kingdom transition to a four-day workweek?

  ChatGPTYes, and require overtime pay for work over four days per week

Foreign Policy  ›  Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Which side of the Israeli Palestinian conflict do you sympathize with more?

  ChatGPTBoth equally

Domestic Policy  ›  National Service

Should the UK reinstate a form of mandatory national service?

  ChatGPTNo, service should be an option instead of obligation

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  ChatGPTYes, but provide treatment for those testing positive

Foreign Policy  ›  Netanyahu Leadership

Should the government continue to support Benjamin Netanyahu’s leadership of the Israeli government?

  ChatGPTNo

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

  ChatGPTYes, but their identity must be privately verified by a female staff member

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

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

  ChatGPTDecrease, and the government should provide more incentives to prepare our citizens for these jobs

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

  ChatGPTNeither, we should create a European military defense system instead

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

  ChatGPTNo, extreme situations should be handled by higher agencies with specialized training and equipment

the Economy  ›  32-Hour Work Week

Do you support a 32-hour work week?

  ChatGPTYes

Social  ›  Teacher and Faculty Diversity Training

Should schools be allowed to require mandatory diversity training for teachers and faculty?

  ChatGPTNo, diversity training should be encouraged but not required

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

  ChatGPTNo, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead

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)?

  ChatGPTNo, this would allow them to remove competition, create artificial scarcity, and increase prices

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  ChatGPTYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Trident Nuclear Weapons Programme

Should the UK renew its Trident nuclear weapons programme?

  ChatGPTNo, and divert the funds into health, education, and welfare initiatives

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

  ChatGPTYes, and require a public audit each year they are in office

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Should nonviolent drug offenders be given mandatory jail sentences?

  ChatGPTNo, first offence should result in a mandatory rehabilitation program, further offences result in jailtime

Social  ›  Employee Diversity Training

Should companies be allowed to require mandatory diversity training for employees?

  ChatGPTYes, and all companies should require mandatory diversity training

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

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

  ChatGPTYes, replace police with unarmed community based responders for non-violent calls

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

  ChatGPTYes, drug abuse should be treated as a health issue, not a criminal issue

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  ChatGPTNo, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  ChatGPTHelp

Domestic Policy  ›  West Lothian Question

Should Welsh, Scottish, and Northern Irish MPs be entitled to vote on legislation which only affects England?

  ChatGPTNo, only for legislation that has cross-border implications

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?

  ChatGPTYes, but in the form of increased spending on infrastructure

Healthcare  ›  COVID Employment Health Pass

Should the government require employees of large businesses to be vaccinated from COVID?

  ChatGPTNo

Social  ›  Student Diversity Training

Should schools be allowed to require mandatory diversity training for students?

  ChatGPTNo, diversity training should be encouraged but not required

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United Kingdom, have the right to vote?

  ChatGPTNo, only legal citizens should be allowed to vote

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

  ChatGPTNo, and disallow politicians that are under investigation for a crime

the Environment  ›  Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Should the government build a network of electric vehicle charging stations?

  ChatGPTNo, and we should be focusing more on improving public transportation

Education  ›  Grammar Schools

Would you support the return of a selective education system and the reintroduction of grammar schools?

  ChatGPTNo, focus on improving current standards instead

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

  ChatGPTNo, too many wealthy citizens are abusing loopholes in offshore banking laws to evade taxes

Domestic Policy  ›  Zero Hour Contracts

Do you support the use of zero hour contracts?

  ChatGPTNo

Immigration  ›  EU Migrant Quota

Should the EU impose a quota of migrants per country?

  ChatGPTNo

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to the United Kingdom be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

  ChatGPTYes, unless they have committed an act of terrorism

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the UK flag?

  ChatGPTNo, this is a violation of free speech

Domestic Policy  ›  House of Lords

Should the House of Lords be abolished?

  ChatGPTNo

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

  ChatGPTYes, but only relative to the amount that other countries contribute

Immigration  ›  Migrant Children

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

  ChatGPTYes

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  ChatGPTYes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

  ChatGPTNo, but we should increase funding to offer education and skill building services for prisoners

Elections  ›  Mental competency testing

Should politicians over 75 years of age have required to pass a mental competency test?

  ChatGPTNo, this discriminates against older politicians

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  ChatGPTNo, and political campaigns should be publicly funded

Technology  ›  Data Privacy

Should the government impose stricter regulations on the collection and use of personal data by companies?

  ChatGPTYes

Foreign Policy  ›  EU Authoritarian Sanctions

Should the EU sanction member countries with authoritarian governments?

  ChatGPTYes

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should the UK assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

  ChatGPTNo, they should be captured and given a fair trial

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

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

  ChatGPTYes, and refusing to defend other NATO countries sets a dangerous precedent for the balance of global power

Foreign Policy  ›  Two State Solution for Israel and Palestine

Do you support a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

  ChatGPTYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  ChatGPTYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Central EU Agency

Should intelligence agencies be merged to create a central EU agency?

  ChatGPTNo

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?

  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Bedroom Tax

Should tenants receive less benefits if they live in a housing association or council property with more bedrooms than occupants?

  ChatGPTYes, but with exception for those with disabled family members

Housing  ›  Homeless Encampments

Should homeless individuals, that have refused available shelter or housing, be allowed to sleep or encamp on public property?

  ChatGPTYes, and create more social programs to provide free food, clothing, and medicine

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits set for Members of Parliament?

  ChatGPTNo, we already have term limits that are called “elections”

Education  ›  Free Schools

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

  ChatGPTNo, free schools divert money away from existing schools

Foreign Policy  ›  European Commission

Should the European Commission be dismantled?

  ChatGPTNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Devolved English Parliament

Should England establish a devolved Parliament?

  ChatGPTYes, and more power should be given to regional governments

Social  ›  Frozen Embryos Legal Status

Should frozen embryos be considered children?

  ChatGPTNo

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

  ChatGPTYes, this will help create and save more jobs

the Environment  ›  Food Waste

Should the government invest in programs to reduce food waste?

  ChatGPTYes

Transportation  ›  London Underground

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

  ChatGPTNo

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?

  ChatGPTNo

Healthcare  ›  Medical Consensus

Should medical boards penalize doctors who give health advice that contradicts contemporary scientific consensus?

  ChatGPTNo, but the doctors should be required to disclose that the advice contradicts contemporary scientific consensus

the Economy  ›  Buy to Let

Should mortgage lenders be allowed to provide buy-to-let mortgage loans?

  ChatGPTYes, but reduce tax evasion by landlords

Education  ›  School Truancy

Should the government decriminalize school truancy?

  ChatGPTNo

the Economy  ›  Free Broadband

Should the government provide free broadband to all UK homes and businesses?

  ChatGPTNo, this will cost the government over £50bn

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  ChatGPTYes, adjust them yearly for cost of living

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

  ChatGPTNo, we should focus on improving our public schools and increasing teacher wages instead

Domestic Policy  ›  Welsh Assembly

Should the Welsh assembly be granted more devolved power from Parliament to create regional laws?

  ChatGPTYes, the Welsh assembly should be given powers equal to those of the Scottish Parliament

Domestic Policy  ›  Antisocial Behaviour Orders (ASBOs)

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

  ChatGPTYes, ASBOs deter troublemakers from becoming criminals

the Economy  ›  Non-Domicile Rule

Should the government abolish the non-domicile rule which allows residents to limit the tax paid on earnings outside the UK?

  ChatGPTYes

Foreign Policy  ›  European Union Countries

Should the number of countries in the European Union be reduced to 15?

  ChatGPTNo

the Economy  ›  Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Do you support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?

  ChatGPTNo, this will incentivise companies to move jobs out of the country

the Economy  ›  CEO Pay Cap

Should the government enforce a cap on CEO pay relative to the pay of their employees?

  ChatGPTNo

the Environment  ›  Geoengineering

Should the government fund research into geoengineering as a way to combat climate change?

  ChatGPTYes

Transportation  ›  High Speed 2

Do you support the construction of a high speed railway (HS2) connecting London to Birmingham?

  ChatGPTNo

Foreign Policy  ›  AI Warfare Ethics

Should the military use weapons guided by artificial intelligence?

  ChatGPTNo

the Environment  ›  Carbon Capture Subsidies

Should the government provide subsidies for companies developing carbon capture technologies?

  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Surcharge Ban

Should the government ban surcharges tacked onto concert tickets, cable bills, banking services, hotel bookings and other purchases?

  ChatGPTYes, all costs for a service should be included in the final purchase price

the Environment  ›  EV Subsidies

Should the government provide subsidies to taxpayers who purchase an electric vehicle?

  ChatGPTYes

Education  ›  University Debt Accountability

Should universities be held financially accountable if graduates, with degrees leading to lower income jobs, default on their student loans?

  ChatGPTNo, we should instead focus on decreasing the cost of education

Housing  ›  High density residential buildings

Should the government incentivize the construction of high density residential buildings?

  ChatGPTYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Saudi Arabia and Iran

Should the government support peace talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran?

  ChatGPTYes, we should always promote diplomatic peace talks during foreign conflicts

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

  ChatGPTNo, spend that money on improving infrastructure and the community to attract companies

Technology  ›  Cryptocurrencies

Should the government implement stricter regulations on the use of cryptocurrencies?

  ChatGPTNo, and underprivileged citizens deserve the same financial opportunities and services that traditional banks offer the wealthy

the Economy  ›  Decentralised Finance

Should the technology of our financial system transition to a decentralized protocol, that is not owned or controlled by any corporation, similar to the internet?

  ChatGPTYes, but I would prefer if the protocol was created and secured by a government agency instead of a decentralised protocol

the Economy  ›  Cryptocurrency

Should the government classify cryptocurrencies as legal forms of payment?

  ChatGPTNo, but the government should create an official digital currency

the Economy  ›  Stock Buybacks

Should the government tax stock buybacks?

  ChatGPTYes