Benefits: cuts for people refusing to learn English 2013 Survey, by political stance

This statistic shows the share of respondents who said they would support a policy of stopping benefits for non-English speaking migrants who are not taking English classes, in Great Britain in June 2013, by their voting intentions for the next election. 95 percent of Conservative supporters, and 94 percent of UKIP supporters were in favour of this policy, whereas more supporters of the traditionally more left-wing parties were opposed to it.

Proportion of respondents who agreed with the following policy: "Requiring people claiming benefits who do not speak English to take English language lessons or risk having their benefits stopped?" in Great Britain in 2013, by voting intentions

ConLabLib DemUKIP
Support95%81%87%94%
Oppose2%13%7%5%
Don't know3%7%6%1%
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Source

Release date

June 2013

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

June 27 to 28, 2013

Number of respondents

1,967 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

Percentages not equalling 100 may be due to rounding.

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