Political party most apt at handling taxation policies in GB in 2017, by age

This statistic shows the most suitable political parties for dealing with issues concerning taxation in Great Britain (GB) according to an opinion poll among adults in Great Britain in June 2017, broken down by age group. Of respondents between the ages of 18-24, 50 percent reported they believed the Labour Party to be the most able at handling taxation policies, compared with 22 percent of respondents aged 65 and older. 46 percent of respondents aged 65 and older were sure the Conservative Party would be best at dealing with issues facing the tax system, while 13 percent of respondents aged 18-24 were believed in the ability of the Conservative Party.

Distribution of opinion in Great Britain regarding the most suitable political party for handling taxation issues in the UK in 2017, by age group

LabourConservativeLiberal DemocratUKIPOtherNoneDon't know
65+22%46%5%1%1%6%19%
50-6426%34%5%2%3%8%23%
25-4930%25%6%2%2%8%28%
18-2450%13%7%2%1%5%22%
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Source

Release date

June 2017

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

June 5 to June 7, 2017

Number of respondents

2,130 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Here is a list of problems facing the country. Could you say for each of them which political party you think would handle the problem best? - Taxation"

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