The building services recruitment company’s online survey of 104 people from the construction, rail and engineering industry, revealed that the policies respondents felt would help maintain a strong employment market include: increasing the minimum wage, creating more apprenticeships and continuing to offer support for businesses to grow.
|Increasing minimum wage||38.60%|
|Creating more apprenticeships||36.40%|
|Support for businesses||34.10%|
Of those who responded, 88.6 percent said they would be voting, 2.3 percent said they would not vote and 9.3 percent were not sure at this time. The highest respondents who answered “Yes”, were those aged between 30-49 years (56.82%), followed by those aged over 50 years (15.91%).
|Gender||% of respondents|
|Age||% of respondents|
A month out from voting on 7th May, the opinion polls reveal that the two main parties are currently tied but within this demographic the Tories are clearly in the lead.
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Graphs and data sourced from Maple Resourcing
Title image courtesy of DFID – UK Department for International Development via Wikimedia Commons