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Labour’s political stances

Voter Behavior issues

Will you be voting in the next election? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

Healthcare issues

Should there be more or less privatisation of the NHS? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Less Source

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

Labour’s answer: Less, and there should be no privatization of the healthcare industry Source

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

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

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

Labour’s answer: No Source

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

Labour’s answer: Yes, but I would rather eliminate any privatisation of the NHS Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: No Source

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

Labour voters: Yes Source

Immigration issues

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

Labour’s answer: No Source

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Depends on where they are from, level of integration and threat. Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Labour voters: No Source

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

Labour’s answer: No Source

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

Labour’s answer: No because some U.K. Citizens don't know that information Source

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

Labour voters: Increase Source

Should the EU impose a quota of migrants per country? stats discuss

Labour voters: No Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

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

Labour’s answer: Only if they come legally and pass severe immigration tests. Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should the UK withdraw from the European Union? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: No Source

Should the UK abolish the Human Rights Act? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: No, but criminals should lose many of these rights Source

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

Labour voters: No Source

Should the UK renew its Trident nuclear weapons programme? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: No, and the UK should encourage all countries to dismantle their nuclear weapon programmes Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Increase Source

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections? stats discuss

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Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Increase Source

Should the EU evolve into the United States of Europe? stats discuss

Labour voters: No Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: No, but we should continue to try and defeat ISIS Source

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

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

Labour voters: No Source

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

Should the EU sanction member countries with authoritarian governments? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

Should the European Commission be dismantled? stats discuss

Labour voters: No Source

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

Labour voters: No Source

Economic issues

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

Labour’s answer: Yes, and fine them double the amount they avoided paying Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

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

Labour’s answer: Fewer Source

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

Labour voters: No Source

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

Labour’s answer: It should be a lot more than 50%. There shouldn't be any super-rich people. Source

Should Canada pursue free trade deals with other countries? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

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

Labour’s answer: No, but replace with a Citizens Income Source

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

Labour’s answer: No Source

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

Labour’s answer: Yes, and lower the cap to 20% Source

Should the government abolish the inheritance tax? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: No, but increase the tax-free allowance Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Labour voters: No Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Raise Source

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

Labour’s answer: Yes, this will help reduce wealth inequality in the UK Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

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

Labour’s answer: No Source

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

Labour voters: Yes Source

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

Labour voters: Yes Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: It depends on how the economy is performing whether it helps or hurts Source

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

Labour voters: No Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Labour voters: No Source

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

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

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

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

Labour voters: No Source

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

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Labour voters: No Source

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Pro-choice Source

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

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

Labour’s answer: Gay couples must be married for at least 5 years before they can adopt. Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Labour voters: No Source

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

Labour voters: Yes Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

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

Labour voters: Yes Source

Education issues

Should the UK abolish university tuition fees? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Yes, but stop increasing number of university places Source

Should free meals be offered to all primary school students? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Yes, but only if they meet high nutritional standards Source

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

Labour’s answer: Yes, but allow flexibility for non-core subjects Source

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

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

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

Labour’s answer: No Source

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

Labour’s answer: No, free schools divert money away from existing schools Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Labour have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Science issues

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

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Yes, and nationalise the industry Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Labour voters: No Source

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

Labour’s answer: Yes, but only if they can justify their actions and apologise in cases where it was not necessary. Source

Do you support the use of zero hour contracts? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: No Source

Should the UK reinstate a form of mandatory national service? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: No, service should be an option instead of obligation Source

Should the British Monarchy be abolished? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: No Source

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

Labour have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Labour voters: No Source

Should the House of Lords be a wholly elected body? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Yes, new peers should be chosen by public vote Source

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

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)? stats discuss

Labour voters: No Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

Should nonviolent drug offenders be given mandatory jail sentences? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: No, only if they were arrested for trafficking Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Labour voters: No Source

Should the House of Lords be abolished? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

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

Labour’s answer: No Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

Should England establish a devolved Parliament? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Yes, and more power should be given to regional governments Source

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

Labour’s answer: Yes, provided England is granted the same Source

Environmental issues

Do you support the practice of hunting foxes with dogs? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: No Source

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

Labour voters: Yes Source

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

Labour’s answer: No, more research is needed to measure the long term effects of fracking Source

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

Labour voters: Yes Source

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

Labour’s answer: Yes, but not generally without risk testing Source

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

Labour voters: No Source

Electoral issues

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

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

Labour voters: No Source

Should Canada switch to a proportional representation voting system? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

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

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

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

Labour voters: No Source

National Security issues

Should France continue to assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: Yes Source

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Labour voters: No Source

Criminal issues

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons? stats discuss

Labour have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Labour voters: No Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Labour voters: No Source

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

Labour voters: No Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Labour voters: Yes Source

Should the national railway be privatized? stats discuss

Labour’s answer: No Source

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

Labour’s answer: No Source

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

Labour’s answer: Yes, and extend it to Scotland Source

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