Rosalind Shorrocks

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    What explains the narrowing of GE2017 polls? Women – both young and older

What explains the narrowing of GE2017 polls? Women – both young and older

Rosalind Shorrocks recently reviewed the ways in which gender matters for GE2017, showing that, although Labour is particularly popular among young women, this was the demographic most undecided about how to vote. In this follow up piece with Stephen Fisher they write that there has been an increase in support for Labour from women after the manifesto launches. This […]

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    In what ways does gender matter for voting behaviour in GE2017?

In what ways does gender matter for voting behaviour in GE2017?

In an election characterised by a focus on Brexit, gender-neutral campaigns, and a dominant Conservative Party supported by more men than women, Rosalind Shorrocks explains the ways in which gender may affect vote choice. She writes that although Labour is particularly popular among young women, this is also the demographic most undecided about how to vote.

The Fawcett Society recently […]