Wirral West

New parliamentary constituency

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

Wirral West

Covered approximately 89% of this new constituency’s population, and 95% of this new constituency’s area.

Wirral South

Covered approximately 37% of this new constituency’s population, and 65% 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

77.7%

69.1% national average

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

75.4%

72.3% national average

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

47.6%

52.0% national average

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

90.0%

84.3% national average

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

17.4%

24.3% national average

Have missed a bill payment in the last six months

30.8%

31.5% national average

Have missed a credit payment in the last six months

22.0%

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

37.5%

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 15.3% 18.7%
Net agree 75.7% 72.6%
Net disagree 9.0% 8.7%
Partly agree 39.0% 38.8%
Partly disagree 6% 5.9%
Strongly agree 36.7% 33.8%
Strongly disagree 2% 2.7%

Mental health has been impacted by the cost of living crisis

46.3%

41.5% national average

Neither support nor oppose Net Zero

25%

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 21.3% 23.4%
Net agree 59.7% 58.9%
Net disagree 19% 17.6%
Somewhat agree 34.7% 34.7%
Somewhat disagree 11.0% 10.5%
Strongly agree 25% 24.2%
Strongly disagree 8% 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 60.0% 57.5%
Should not be a priority 40.0% 42.5%

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

77.7%

68.0% national average

Worried about having to use a foodbank in the next year

28.4%

28.7% national average

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

41.1%

40.0% national average

Place

Country of the UK

England

Estimated child poverty

16.1%

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

5

  • Cleaver Heath
  • Foxes Wood
  • Intake Wood
  • Red Rocks Marsh
  • Thornton Wood