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Results of LMN-Survation Poll of British Muslim Voters


The Labour Muslim Network has partnered with one of the UK's largest polling organisations - Survation - to do investigate the views and opinions of British Muslim voters in 2021. As one of the first every opinion polls conducted of British Muslims in the UK, the results provide valuable insight into the perspective of British Muslim voters all across the UK.


The poll was conducted by Survation via telephone interview. A combination of landline and mobile data were called. Field work was conducted between 20th May and 4th June 2021. The population samples were all British Muslims living in Great Britain over the age of 18. Sample size was 504. Data were weighted to the profile of all Muslim adults in Great Britain aged 18 or over. Data were weighted by age, sex, and region. Targets for the weighted data were derived from the office for national statistics.


Results:


Q1. Which, if any, of the following political parties do you most identify with?


  • Labour - 72% (-11)

  • Conservatives - 9% (+5)

  • SNP - 2% (NC)

  • Greens - 3% (+2%)

  • Liberal Democrats - 1% (NC)

  • None - 9% (+4)

  • Don’t Know - 2% (+1)

  • Prefer not to say - 1% (NC)

  • Other - 0% (NC)

*Changes shown in brackets are compared to ‘2019 General Election’ voters.


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Q2. At the start of May, there were elections across Britain. For which, if any, of the following political parties did you vote, or did you not vote?


  • Labour - 53% (-11)

  • Conservatives - 11% (+4)

  • SNP - 2% (NC)

  • Greens - 2% (NC)

  • Liberal Democrats - 1% (NC)

  • Other - 1% (NC)

  • Can’t Remember - 1% (NC)

  • Did not vote - 34% (+7)

  • Prefer not to say - 1% (+1)

*Changes shown in brackets are compared to how respondents voted in 2019 General Election. It also needs to be noted, differential turnout in these elections can have have an impact.


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Q3. Which of the following best describes why you did not vote?


  • Busy* - 22%