Vote for Policies


Our survey has been updated with the latest policies!

The parties have finally released their manifestos this week and we’ve now fully updated the survey with any new or updated policies for each issue. From Welfare and Housing to Education and Crime, each policy comes straight from the main … Read More

Announcing “Group Surveys”. Get your free custom link today!

It is now possible to take the Vote for Policies survey as a group with your own free custom link for your organisation, club, school or even family or group of friends. Your group does the survey as normal, and … Read More

Guest Blog Post: “In the end trust and emotional connection are most effectively created in the real world.”

Rosie Parkyn is Senior Projects Manager, Africa Programme at BBC Media Action (We asked one of our guests at this week’s debate, Policies or Personality: Can the internet change the way we think about voting?, to write up their thoughts … Read More

Vote for Policies Placement

Vote for Policies is looking for a volunteer for a part-time 1-month placement to support the campaign, culminating in our election night party on May 7th. We are an independent, non-profit organisation that helps people to compare policies without knowing … Read More

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 … Read More

Free public debate: Can the internet change the way we think about voting?

Policies or personality? Can the internet change our voting habits? Do you decide how to vote on policy or personality? Is it better to put emotion aside, and focus on which policies a party is offering? Can websites and social … Read More

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’ve never had much … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 [email protected]. At the … Read More