Do you support renationalisation of rail, energy, water and more?

Do you support renationalisation of rail, energy, water and more?

This week, Labour reaffirmed its commitment to taking back into public ownership a raft of services which in the 1980s were privatised (usually by floating them on the stock market). Those arguing for privatisation often focus on increased efficiency due to competition. Those against often say firms do what’s best for shareholders, not for consumers.

For EACH service below please vote on your view on whether it should be renationalised.


Results

I'm aged under 25

Rail services (eg, TransPennine Express) (807 votes)
Renationalise 621 votes (77%)
Keep private 151 votes (19%)
Undecided 35 votes (4%)
Gas & electricity (eg, British Gas) (792 votes)
Renationalise 505 votes (64%)
Keep private 231 votes (29%)
Undecided 56 votes (7%)
Phone & by association internet (ie, BT) (779 votes)
Renationalise 289 votes (37%)
Keep private 416 votes (53%)
Undecided 74 votes (9%)
Water (eg, Thames Water) (786 votes)
Renationalise 599 votes (76%)
Keep private 151 votes (19%)
Undecided 36 votes (5%)
Postal services (ie, Royal Mail or the Post Office) (792 votes)
Renationalise 527 votes (67%)
Keep private 224 votes (28%)
Undecided 41 votes (5%)
Oil (eg, British Petroleum) (772 votes)
Renationalise 334 votes (43%)
Keep private 348 votes (45%)
Undecided 90 votes (12%)
Aviation (ie, British Airways) (774 votes)
Renationalise 210 votes (27%)
Keep private 487 votes (63%)
Undecided 77 votes (10%)
Bus services (eg, National Express) (789 votes)
Renationalise 459 votes (58%)
Keep private 278 votes (35%)
Undecided 52 votes (7%)
Directory enquiries (ie, 118 numbers) (790 votes)
Renationalise 347 votes (44%)
Keep private 306 votes (39%)
Undecided 137 votes (17%)

I'm aged 25 to 34

Rail services (eg, TransPennine Express) (1983 votes)
Renationalise 1598 votes (81%)
Keep private 325 votes (16%)
Undecided 60 votes (3%)
Gas & electricity (eg, British Gas) (1965 votes)
Renationalise 1282 votes (65%)
Keep private 549 votes (28%)
Undecided 134 votes (7%)
Phone & by association internet (ie, BT) (1929 votes)
Renationalise 701 votes (36%)
Keep private 1006 votes (52%)
Undecided 222 votes (12%)
Water (eg, Thames Water) (1963 votes)
Renationalise 1501 votes (76%)
Keep private 370 votes (19%)
Undecided 92 votes (5%)
Postal services (ie, Royal Mail or the Post Office) (1968 votes)
Renationalise 1394 votes (71%)
Keep private 462 votes (23%)
Undecided 112 votes (6%)
Oil (eg, British Petroleum) (1935 votes)
Renationalise 880 votes (45%)
Keep private 794 votes (41%)
Undecided 261 votes (13%)
Aviation (ie, British Airways) (1909 votes)
Renationalise 473 votes (25%)
Keep private 1213 votes (64%)
Undecided 223 votes (12%)
Bus services (eg, National Express) (1949 votes)
Renationalise 1157 votes (59%)
Keep private 656 votes (34%)
Undecided 136 votes (7%)
Directory enquiries (ie, 118 numbers) (1929 votes)
Renationalise 794 votes (41%)
Keep private 768 votes (40%)
Undecided 367 votes (19%)

I'm aged 35 to 49

Rail services (eg, TransPennine Express) (4185 votes)
Renationalise 3339 votes (80%)
Keep private 709 votes (17%)
Undecided 137 votes (3%)
Gas & electricity (eg, British Gas) (4166 votes)
Renationalise 2843 votes (68%)
Keep private 1080 votes (26%)
Undecided 243 votes (6%)
Phone & by association internet (ie, BT) (4061 votes)
Renationalise 1554 votes (38%)
Keep private 1997 votes (49%)
Undecided 510 votes (13%)
Water (eg, Thames Water) (4145 votes)
Renationalise 3265 votes (79%)
Keep private 716 votes (17%)
Undecided 164 votes (4%)
Postal services (ie, Royal Mail or the Post Office) (4166 votes)
Renationalise 3047 votes (73%)
Keep private 900 votes (22%)
Undecided 219 votes (5%)
Oil (eg, British Petroleum) (4061 votes)
Renationalise 1847 votes (45%)
Keep private 1616 votes (40%)
Undecided 598 votes (15%)
Aviation (ie, British Airways) (3991 votes)
Renationalise 1087 votes (27%)
Keep private 2335 votes (59%)
Undecided 569 votes (14%)
Bus services (eg, National Express) (4111 votes)
Renationalise 2514 votes (61%)
Keep private 1277 votes (31%)
Undecided 320 votes (8%)
Directory enquiries (ie, 118 numbers) (4052 votes)
Renationalise 1977 votes (49%)
Keep private 1424 votes (35%)
Undecided 651 votes (16%)

I'm aged 50 to 64

Rail services (eg, TransPennine Express) (6524 votes)
Renationalise 5022 votes (77%)
Keep private 1246 votes (19%)
Undecided 256 votes (4%)
Gas & electricity (eg, British Gas) (6491 votes)
Renationalise 4657 votes (72%)
Keep private 1531 votes (24%)
Undecided 303 votes (5%)
Phone & by association internet (ie, BT) (6224 votes)
Renationalise 2670 votes (43%)
Keep private 2593 votes (42%)
Undecided 961 votes (15%)
Water (eg, Thames Water) (6490 votes)
Renationalise 5198 votes (80%)
Keep private 1077 votes (17%)
Undecided 215 votes (3%)
Postal services (ie, Royal Mail or the Post Office) (6445 votes)
Renationalise 4841 votes (75%)
Keep private 1244 votes (19%)
Undecided 360 votes (6%)
Oil (eg, British Petroleum) (6223 votes)
Renationalise 2759 votes (44%)
Keep private 2430 votes (39%)
Undecided 1034 votes (17%)
Aviation (ie, British Airways) (6100 votes)
Renationalise 1809 votes (30%)
Keep private 3255 votes (53%)
Undecided 1036 votes (17%)
Bus services (eg, National Express) (6376 votes)
Renationalise 4090 votes (64%)
Keep private 1769 votes (28%)
Undecided 517 votes (8%)
Directory enquiries (ie, 118 numbers) (6215 votes)
Renationalise 3498 votes (56%)
Keep private 1671 votes (27%)
Undecided 1046 votes (17%)

I'm aged 65+

Rail services (eg, TransPennine Express) (4876 votes)
Renationalise 3126 votes (64%)
Keep private 1536 votes (32%)
Undecided 214 votes (4%)
Gas & electricity (eg, British Gas) (4872 votes)
Renationalise 3031 votes (62%)
Keep private 1641 votes (34%)
Undecided 200 votes (4%)
Phone & by association internet (ie, BT) (4672 votes)
Renationalise 1801 votes (39%)
Keep private 2232 votes (48%)
Undecided 639 votes (14%)
Water (eg, Thames Water) (4866 votes)
Renationalise 3384 votes (70%)
Keep private 1288 votes (26%)
Undecided 194 votes (4%)
Postal services (ie, Royal Mail or the Post Office) (4836 votes)
Renationalise 3161 votes (65%)
Keep private 1360 votes (28%)
Undecided 315 votes (7%)
Oil (eg, British Petroleum) (4611 votes)
Renationalise 1521 votes (33%)
Keep private 2320 votes (50%)
Undecided 770 votes (17%)
Aviation (ie, British Airways) (4530 votes)
Renationalise 1121 votes (25%)
Keep private 2627 votes (58%)
Undecided 782 votes (17%)
Bus services (eg, National Express) (4754 votes)
Renationalise 2562 votes (54%)
Keep private 1770 votes (37%)
Undecided 422 votes (9%)
Directory enquiries (ie, 118 numbers) (4662 votes)
Renationalise 2637 votes (57%)
Keep private 1179 votes (25%)
Undecided 846 votes (18%)

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