Birmingham, Yardley

Current parliamentary constituency

At the next election, this constituency will be divided into three new constituencies:

Birmingham Hall Green and Moseley

Will cover approximately 4% of this constituency’s population, and 4% of this constituency’s area.

Birmingham Hodge Hill and Solihull North

Will cover approximately 14% of this constituency’s population, and 15% of this constituency’s area.

Birmingham Yardley

Will cover approximately 81% of this constituency’s population, and 80% of this constituency’s area.

MP profiles

Date elected

7th May 2015

Public opinion

Would be less favourable towards the Conservative Party if they chose to weaken climate policies

78%

69.1% national average

Would prefer the next leader of the Conservative Party to invest in renewable energy

64%

72.2% national average

Support offshore wind

83%

85.2% national average

Support onshore wind

80%

82.7% national average

Support solar power

90%

87.6% national average

Support tidal energy

86%

86.0% national average

Support wave energy

87%

86.6% national average

Support nuclear energy

60%

57.4% national average

Support renewable energy projects in their local area

84%

85.0% national average

Believe the government has increased investment in renewables over the past 5 years

52%

51.9% national average

Believe that the government should use wind and solar farms to reduce energy bills

82%

84.2% national average

Believe that the government should continue the block on onshore wind development

27%

24.2% national average

Second placed party at most recent election

Conservative Party

Consider climate change a high priority

52%

53.9% national average

Have missed a bill payment in the last six months

52%

31.6% national average

Have missed a credit payment in the last six months

46%

23.7% national average

Have not been able to afford to turn the heating on at home when they have felt cold in the past month

49%

37.6% national average

Loss of nature and destruction of the environment should be one of the most important concerns for the country

This area National average
Neither agree nor disagree 23% 18.7%
Net agree 69% 72.5%
Net disagree 8% 8.7%
Partly agree 38% 38.8%
Partly disagree 5% 5.9%
Strongly agree 31% 33.8%
Strongly disagree 3% 2.7%

Mental health has been impacted by the cost of living crisis

49%

41.6% national average

Neither support nor oppose net zero

30%

26.7% national average

Oppose net zero

11%

12.7% national average

Policies for tackling the cost of living crisis should go hand in hand with policies to tackle the climate crisis

This area National average
Neither agree nor disagree 28% 23.5%
Net agree 57% 58.8%
Net disagree 15% 17.7%
Somewhat agree 34% 34.7%
Somewhat disagree 10% 10.6%
Strongly agree 23% 24.2%
Strongly disagree 6% 7.2%

Tackling climate change should / should not be one of the Government’s biggest priorities right now

This area National average
Should be a priority 53% 57.4%
Should not be a priority 47% 42.6%

Think that Rishi Sunak and the Conservative Government do not understand the impact the cost of living crisis is having on people

70%

68.0% national average

Worried about having to use a foodbank in the next year

36%

28.8% national average

Worried about not being able to afford their mortgage or rent in the next year

47%

40.0% national average

Place

Constituency age distribution

This area National average
Ages 0-9 16.1% 11.8%
Ages 10-19 14.2% 11.5%
Ages 20-29 14.8% 12.9%
Ages 30-39 14.1% 13.3%
Ages 40-49 11.6% 12.6%
Ages 50-59 11.8% 13.7%
Ages 60-69 8.0% 10.8%
Ages 70-79 5.6% 8.5%
Ages 80+ 4% 5.0%

Country of the UK

England

Estimated child poverty

46.7%

28.2% national average

Ethnicity

This area National average
African 3.3% 2.2%
Any other ethnic group 2.4% 1.4%
Arab 1.5% 0.5%
Bangladeshi 5.3% 0.9%
Caribbean 2.3% 0.9%
Chinese 0.3% 0.7%
English, Welsh, Scottish, Northern Irish or British 44.4% 76.5%
Gypsy or Irish Traveller 0.1% 0.1%
Indian 3.9% 2.8%
Irish 1.9% 0.8%
Other Asian 3.0% 1.5%
Other Black 0.7% 0.4%
Other Mixed or Multiple ethnic groups 1.0% 0.7%
Other White 3.6% 5.7%
Pakistani 22.5% 2.4%
Roma 0.1% 0.2%
White and Asian 1.3% 0.8%
White and Black African 0.3% 0.4%
White and Black Caribbean 2.0% 0.8%

Number of onshore windfarms

0

Number of Wildlife Trusts Reserves

0

Socio-economic status

This area National average
Full-time students 9.5% 7.4%
Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations 6.2% 12.9%
Intermediate occupations 11.1% 11.5%
Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations 14.0% 19.9%
Lower supervisory and technical occupations 5.5% 5.5%
Never worked / long-term unemployed 16.5% 8.5%
Routine occupations 14.7% 12.2%
Semi-routine occupations 13.7% 11.5%
Small employers and own account workers 8.8% 10.6%

Movement

Churches that have declared a climate emergency

0

0.2 national average

Number of CAFOD parishes

2

1.4 national average

Number of CAFOD schools

6

2.3 national average

Number of Friends of the Earth local action groups

4

  • Acocks Greener
  • Birmingham Friends of the Earth
  • Climate Action Network West Midlands
  • Footsteps: Faiths for a Low Carbon Future

Number of Hope For The Future trained constituents

0

0.2 national average

Number of Save the Children shops

0

0.2 national average

Number of Women’s Institute groups