A survey conducted by TNS for Woman’ Hour asked men and women which three issues are concerning them most in the run up to the 2015 General Election.
Both men and women put The NHS and the Cost of Living as there top two priorities and placed immigration in the top five. Other issues revealed some differences in political priorities between men and women, as the table below reveals.
Which of the three following things, if any, are you concerned about?
|Rank||Men’s Top 10 Political Issues||Women’s Top 10 Political Issues|
|1||The NHS (50%)||The NHS (59%)|
|2||Cost of Living (41%)||Cost of Living (40%)|
|3||Immigration (32%)||Cost of Caring for Family (30%)|
|4||The Economy (31%)||Immigration (29%)|
|5||Pensions (24%)||Education (28%)|
|6||Education (22%)||Pensions (24%)|
|7||Cost of Caring for Family (20%)||The Economy (21%)|
|8||Welfare/Benefits (16%)||Welfare/Benefits (19%)|
|9||Crime (16%)||Crime (16%)|
|10||Europe (14%)||Tax (13%)|
|11||Tax (12%)||Europe (9%)|
|12||Transport (8%)||Transport (3%)|
Article by Glen Poole author of the book Equality For Men
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