4. Voting Behaviour

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2. Evaluate the extent to which social class can be seen as the main determinant of voting behaviour in UK general elections (30)
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What are the topics?
Political Personality; Political Events; Policies
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POLITICAL PERSONALITY
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What is the evidence for this?
Jeremy Corbyn image of relatability to the working class and his online campaign to try to gain young votes.
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How many followers on Twitter do the Conservatives have vs Labour?
Labour: 600k - Conservatives: 330k (Labour had more young voters and shows that their strategy of appealing to younger working class people is working)
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What is the Counterpoint evidence for this?
Social class is a main determinant because we can see that people wanted to think through how they used their votes. People vote for what their parents vote for and what their constituents vote for.
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POLITICAL EVENTS
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What is the evidence for this?
Threat of Austerity 2017, Brexit, Change of Conservative leadership
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What is the Counterpoint evidence for this?
As you have more people coming into money there is an increased social mobility. People are voting on the basis of their earnings
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What is the average income of a London resident vs a Labour voter?
London: £34k - Labour Voter: £26k (Shows that the closer to that average you are the more likely you are a Labour voter)
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How many seats did Labour win in London in the 2017 General Election vs Conservatives?
3 seats - Labour: 48 vs Conservatives: 21
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POLICIES
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What is the evidence for this?
Labour tuition fees and Conservatives winter allowance
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How much did Labour's vote from young people increase in the 2017 election due to Labour's stance on tuition fees?
63% (Similarly the Conservatives attract older voters due to policies about winter allowance etc.)
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What is the Counterpoint evidence for this?
Labour and Conservative safe seats
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What Labour safe seat has the highest amount of DE voters?
Liverpool Walton
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What Conservative safe seat has the highest amount of ABC1 voters?
Buckingham
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