Louth and Horncastle

New parliamentary constituency

This constituency is new at the July general election, and replaces the previous three constituencies:

Boston and Skegness

Covered approximately 1% of this new constituency’s population, and 1% of this new constituency’s area.

Gainsborough

Covered approximately 3% of this new constituency’s population, and 4% of this new constituency’s area.

Louth and Horncastle

Covered approximately 93% of this new constituency’s population, and 91% of this new constituency’s area.

MP profiles

Public opinion

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

69.9%

69.1% national average

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

61.0%

52.0% national average

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

90.9%

84.3% national average

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

24.1%

24.3% national average

Second placed party at most recent election

Reform UK

Have missed a bill payment in the last six months

27.0%

31.5% national average

Have missed a credit payment in the last six months

20.9%

23.6% national average

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

37.0%

37.5% 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 18.0% 18.7%
Net agree 72.0% 72.6%
Net disagree 9.0% 8.7%
Partly agree 39.0% 38.8%
Partly disagree 6% 5.9%
Strongly agree 34.0% 33.8%
Strongly disagree 3.0% 2.7%

Mental health has been impacted by the cost of living crisis

39.2%

41.5% national average

Neither support nor oppose Net Zero

28%

26.2% 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 25.0% 23.4%
Net agree 53.0% 58.9%
Net disagree 21.9% 17.6%
Somewhat agree 34.0% 34.7%
Somewhat disagree 14.0% 10.5%
Strongly agree 19.0% 24.2%
Strongly disagree 8.0% 7.1%

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

This area National average
Should be a priority 52.0% 57.5%
Should not be a priority 48.0% 42.5%

Worried about having to use a foodbank in the next year

26.1%

28.7% national average

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

35.2%

40.0% national average

Place

Country of the UK

England

Estimated child poverty

25.4%

28.1% national average

Number of onshore windfarms

4

0.7 national average

Movement

Churches that have declared a climate emergency

0

0.2 national average

Number of RSPB Reserves

1

  • Tetney Marshes

Number of Save the Children shops

0

0.2 national average

Number of Wildlife Trusts Reserves

27

  • Banovallum House
  • Donna Nook National Nature Reserve
  • Fir Hill Quarry
  • Furze Hill
  • Goslings Corner Wood
  • Hatton Meadows
  • Huttoft Bank Pit
  • Keal Carr
  • Kirkby Gravel Pits
  • Kirkby Moor
  • Legbourne Wood
  • Moor Farm
  • Muckton Wood
  • Red Hill
  • Rigsby Wood
  • Roughton Moor Wood
  • Saltfleetby - Theddlethorpe Dunes
  • Sandilands Pit
  • Silverines Meadows
  • Snipe Dales
  • Sotby Meadows
  • Sow Dale
  • Swinn Wood
  • Tetney Blow Wells
  • Toby's Hill
  • Welton-le-Wold
  • Woodhall Spa Airfield Nature Reserve