Dagenham and Rainham

Current parliamentary constituency

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

Dagenham and Rainham

Will cover approximately 90% of this constituency’s population, and 92% of this constituency’s area.

Ilford South

Will cover approximately 10% of this constituency’s population, and 8% of this constituency’s area.

MP profiles

Date elected

7th Jun 2001

Public opinion

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

74%

69.1% national average

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

61%

72.2% national average

Support nuclear energy

64%

57.4% national average

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

57%

51.9% national average

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

85%

84.2% national average

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

30%

24.2% national average

Second placed party at most recent election

Conservative Party

Have missed a bill payment in the last six months

44%

31.6% national average

Have missed a credit payment in the last six months

36%

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

43%

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 68% 72.5%
Net disagree 10% 8.7%
Partly agree 38% 38.8%
Partly disagree 6% 5.9%
Strongly agree 29% 33.8%
Strongly disagree 4% 2.7%

Mental health has been impacted by the cost of living crisis

40%

41.6% national average

Neither support nor oppose Net Zero

29%

26.7% national average

Oppose Net Zero

13%

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 26% 23.5%
Net agree 56% 58.8%
Net disagree 18% 17.7%
Somewhat agree 33% 34.7%
Somewhat disagree 11% 10.6%
Strongly agree 23% 24.2%
Strongly disagree 8% 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 54% 57.4%
Should not be a priority 46% 42.6%

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

62%

68.0% national average

Worried about having to use a foodbank in the next year

34%

28.8% national average

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

46%

40.0% national average

Place

Constituency age distribution

This area National average
Ages 0-9 15.8% 11.8%
Ages 10-19 13.4% 11.5%
Ages 20-29 12.7% 12.9%
Ages 30-39 14.8% 13.3%
Ages 40-49 13.1% 12.6%
Ages 50-59 12.1% 13.7%
Ages 60-69 8.1% 10.8%
Ages 70-79 5.6% 8.5%
Ages 80+ 4% 5.0%

Country of the UK

England

Estimated child poverty

44.0%

28.2% national average

Ethnicity

This area National average
African 13.2% 2.2%
Any other ethnic group 2.4% 1.4%
Arab 0.5% 0.5%
Bangladeshi 6.3% 0.9%
Caribbean 2.7% 0.9%
Chinese 0.6% 0.7%
English, Welsh, Scottish, Northern Irish or British 45.5% 76.5%
Gypsy or Irish Traveller 0.1% 0.1%
Indian 4.7% 2.8%
Irish 0.8% 0.8%
Other Asian 2.0% 1.5%
Other Black 2.2% 0.4%
Other Mixed or Multiple ethnic groups 1.0% 0.7%
Other White 10.2% 5.7%
Pakistani 4.4% 2.4%
Roma 0.3% 0.2%
White and Asian 0.7% 0.8%
White and Black African 0.9% 0.4%
White and Black Caribbean 1.4% 0.8%

Number of onshore windfarms

0

0.7 national average

Socio-economic status

This area National average
Full-time students 8.9% 7.4%
Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations 7.9% 12.9%
Intermediate occupations 12.4% 11.5%
Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations 16.7% 19.9%
Lower supervisory and technical occupations 5.4% 5.5%
Never worked / long-term unemployed 11.0% 8.5%
Routine occupations 12.7% 12.2%
Semi-routine occupations 12.3% 11.5%
Small employers and own account workers 12.7% 10.6%

Movement

Churches that have declared a climate emergency

0

0.2 national average

Number of CAFOD parishes

1

1.4 national average

Number of CAFOD schools

2

2.3 national average

Number of Friends of the Earth local action groups

1

  • Havering Friends of the Earth

Number of Hope For The Future trained constituents

0

0.2 national average

Number of RSPB Reserves

1

0.3 national average

Number of Save the Children shops

0

0.2 national average

Number of Wildlife Trusts Reserves

0

2.4 national average

Number of Women’s Institute groups