Low-income voters, the 2019 General Election and the future of British politics


This report from UK think tank the JRF looks at low-income voters in the 2019 UK General Election.

It explains Labour’s defeat, the Conservative breakthrough in many traditional Labour areas, and what this reveals about British politics. Key to understanding this are the people struggling to stay afloat on lower than average incomes. Current economic and societal impacts of COVID-19 mean all political parties need to keep the focus of debate on this pivotal group.

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