Popular Political Issues
We receive over a million unique answers (and filter out multiple submissions) to our political issues survey per day and categorize the submissions by political affiliation, state, city, and referral website. Choose an issue below to start exploring.
Do you agree with the UK’s Brexit decision to withdraw from the European Union?
Should there be more or less privatisation of the NHS?
Deportation of Suspected Terrorists
Should the UK deport immigrants who are considered to be promoting terrorism?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?
Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the United Kingdom?
Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Trident Nuclear Weapons Programme
Should the UK renew its Trident nuclear weapons programme?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
Should the government prosecute people who avoid paying taxes by hiding money in foreign bank accounts?
United States of Europe
Should the EU evolve into the United States of Europe?
Emergency Medical Care
Should foreign visitors have to pay for emergency medical treatment during their stay in the UK?
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
Would you support the return of a selective education system and the reintroduction of grammar schools?
Post Brexit UK
Should the UK be allowed to access European Markets once they leave the EU?
Should the UK switch to a proportional representation voting system?
Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in the United Kingdom, have the right to vote?
Should the U.K. provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Should the UK reinstate a form of mandatory national service?
Should the top tax rate of income over £150,000 be raised to 50 percent?
Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?
North Korea Military Strikes
Should the UK conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities?
Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)?
West Lothian Question
Should Welsh, Scottish, and Northern Irish MPs be entitled to vote on legislation which only affects England?
Should every student be required to take a GCSE exam at the end of Year Eleven?
Should the U.K. raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?
Should the UK increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Should the government increase or decrease military spending?
Should all state schools be required to follow a standard curriculum?
Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul?
Should child benefits be restricted to a maximum of two children?
Free School Meals
Should free meals be offered to all primary school students?
Should nonviolent drug offenders be given mandatory jail sentences?
Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
Should homeowners pay higher taxes on "mansions" valued over £2m?
Criminal Voting Rights
Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?
Central EU Agency
Should intelligence agencies be merged to create a central EU agency?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Should the UK assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?
Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Young Benefit Claimants
Should 18-21 year olds take on unpaid community work in order to claim benefits?
NHS Profit Reimbursement
Should private firms reimburse the NHS if they exceed a 5% profit on contracts?
Should the government allow businesses, charities, parents or teachers to use public money to start "free schools"?
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
Should immigrants to the United Kingdom be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
Should the U.K. defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
Devolved English Parliament
Should England establish a devolved Parliament?
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Should the London Underground be considered an "essential service" which would ban all future worker strikes?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
European Union Countries
Should the number of countries in the European Union be reduced to 15?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Should the children of migrants who live in French territories be allowed to join their families?
EU Authoritarian Sanctions
Should the EU sanction member countries with authoritarian governments?
Should the Welsh assembly be granted more devolved power from Parliament to create regional laws?
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Do you support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?
Plastic Product Ban
Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?
Should tenants receive less benefits if they live in a housing association or council property with more bedrooms than occupants?
High Speed 2
Do you support the construction of a high speed railway (HS2) connecting London to Birmingham?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Antisocial Behaviour Orders (ASBOs)
Do you support the use of Antisocial Behaviour Orders (ASBOs)?
Should the government abolish the non-domicile rule which allows residents to limit the tax paid on earnings outside the UK?
Laptop Travel Ban
Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East?