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Two fifths of Londoners oppose ULEZ expansion

Chris Holbrook Find Out Now Market Research

Chris Holbrook

3rd Oct, 2023 | 4 mins read

Our representative survey of 1,257 Londoners for LBC’s Full and Frank Podcast finds that more Londoners oppose the recent expansion of the Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) and believe that Mayor Sadiq Khan is “anti-motorist”.

Key points

  • 43% oppose expansion of ULEZ of Londoners Vs. 37% support.
  • 46% say they’re less likely to vote for Sadiq Khan over his transport policies Vs. 18% more likely.
  • 42% say Khan is anti motorist Vs. 33% who disagree.
  • 58% of those in DE social-economic grades say they’re less likely to vote for Khan Vs. 33% of those in AB socio-economic grades.

Do you support or oppose the expansion of the Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) in London?

When we remove “I don’t know” that’s 54% Opposition Vs. 46% Support

To what extent have you been affected by bridge closures in your personal and business travel?

  • Very much: 7.6%
  • Somewhat: 14.1%
  • A little bit: 15.2%
  • Not at all: 63.1%

Has public transport provision been sufficient to compensate for any personal travel disruption you have experienced because of ULEZ expansion, bridge closures, and traffic calming measures?

  • Entirely sufficient: 23.0%
  • Somewhat sufficient: 33.8%
  • Not sufficient: 43.2%

In your opinion, is Mayor Khan “anti-motorist”?

  • Yes: 41.6%
  • No: 33.0%
  • I don’t know: 25.4%
  • When we remove “I don’t know” that’s 56% Vs. 44%

Has Mayor Khan’s transport policies in London made you more or less likely to vote for him in the next Mayoral Election?

11% of those who voted for Sadiq Khan in the 2021 Mayoral Election say they are now less likely to vote for him

About the survey

Find Out Now polled 3,724 GB adults online between 28th September to the 2nd October 2023. Results are based on a London representative sub-sample of 1,257 within ±1% of ONS quotas for age, gender, and socio-economic group. 18-24s were weighted up 100% (double-weighted)

Find Out Now are members of the British Polling Council and Market Research Society and abide by their rules.

For further information, or to request a poll or survey, contact us on ask@findoutnow.co.uk.

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