Newcastle upon Tyne Central and West

New parliamentary constituency

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

Newcastle upon Tyne Central

Covered approximately 84% of this new constituency’s population, and 83% of this new constituency’s area.

Newcastle upon Tyne East

Covered approximately 5% of this new constituency’s population, and 3% of this new constituency’s area.

Newcastle upon Tyne North

Covered approximately 42% of this new constituency’s population, and 17% of this new constituency’s area.

Prospective Parliamentary Candidates

These are the candidates standing for election in this constituency on 4th June.

Public opinion

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

72.7%

69.1% national average

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

73.8%

72.3% national average

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

50.7%

52.0% national average

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

84.1%

84.3% national average

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

26.4%

24.3% national average

Have missed a bill payment in the last six months

35.9%

31.5% national average

Have missed a credit payment in the last six months

26.7%

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

44.6%

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 21.8% 18.7%
Net agree 69.3% 72.6%
Net disagree 9.0% 8.7%
Partly agree 38.0% 38.8%
Partly disagree 6.0% 5.9%
Strongly agree 31.9% 33.8%
Strongly disagree 3.0% 2.7%

Mental health has been impacted by the cost of living crisis

48.8%

41.5% national average

Neither support nor oppose Net Zero

27%

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 24.7% 23.4%
Net agree 59.2% 58.9%
Net disagree 16.5% 17.6%
Somewhat agree 34.4% 34.7%
Somewhat disagree 9.3% 10.5%
Strongly agree 24.7% 24.2%
Strongly disagree 7.5% 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 56.8% 57.5%
Should not be a priority 43.2% 42.5%

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

73.4%

68.0% national average

Worried about having to use a foodbank in the next year

33.4%

28.7% national average

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

47.2%

40.0% national average

Place

Country of the UK

England

Estimated child poverty

42.7%

28.1% national average

Number of onshore windfarms

0

0.7 national average

Movement

Churches that have declared a climate emergency

0

0.2 national average

Number of RSPB Reserves

0

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