Announcing Vote for Policies Data

After we ran Vote for Policies for the 2010 UK General Election we talked about the fascinating insights and things that we could discover if we explored all the data from survey results. This time around, we’re going to do all of that and more. We’ve just launched Vote for Policies Data. It’s a section…

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Why I set up Vote for Policies

This post was originally published in The Huffington Post on the 11th March 2015 with the title “How Voting for Policies can Increase Political Engagement.”   This may seem surprising for someone who started a policy website, but I don’t have a background in politics. I’ve never had much interest in what goes on in Westminster. Like…

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Press releases

The press release published on Tuesday 24th of March 2015 prior to the Vote for Policies and The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research public debate, “Policies or Personalities: can the Internet change how we think about voting?” can be accessed here: Vote for Policies Press Release .   For all media and press enquiries please email alana@voteforpolicies.org.uk or call +44 (0)207…

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Looking for volunteers to reach 5 million!

Hello folks, The campaign is off to a great start and it’s down to the wonderful community of supporters we have at VfP. However, we will need all the support we can get if we are to reach our target of 5 million users in the run up to the election. In short, Vote for Policies…

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And we’re live!

After months of hard work and brilliant support from our community of users, crowd funders and supporters, Vote for Policies 2015 has gone live. We really look forward to hearing your feedback – please email us at feedback@voteforpolicies.org.uk. At the launch party last night, founder Matt Chocqueel-Mangan talked about this being the beginning of an…

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Help us get policies from the Northern Ireland parties

Update: As of May 1st 2015, we have updated the survey to include the policies from the Northern Ireland parties. Blogged here. We want to make sure we show policies from the main parties relevant to each country in the UK. For Northern Ireland, this has proved more tricky than the others. So we’d like…

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