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

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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 whats 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)
Renationalise621 votes (77%)
Keep private151 votes (19%)
Undecided35 votes (4%)
Gas & electricity (eg, British Gas) (792 votes)
Renationalise505 votes (64%)
Keep private231 votes (29%)
Undecided56 votes (7%)
Phone & by association internet (ie, BT) (779 votes)
Renationalise289 votes (37%)
Keep private416 votes (53%)
Undecided74 votes (9%)
Water (eg, Thames Water) (786 votes)
Renationalise599 votes (76%)
Keep private151 votes (19%)
Undecided36 votes (5%)
Postal services (ie, Royal Mail or the Post Office) (792 votes)
Renationalise527 votes (67%)
Keep private224 votes (28%)
Undecided41 votes (5%)
Oil (eg, British Petroleum) (772 votes)
Renationalise334 votes (43%)
Keep private348 votes (45%)
Undecided90 votes (12%)
Aviation (ie, British Airways) (774 votes)
Renationalise210 votes (27%)
Keep private487 votes (63%)
Undecided77 votes (10%)
Bus services (eg, National Express) (789 votes)
Renationalise459 votes (58%)
Keep private278 votes (35%)
Undecided52 votes (7%)
Directory enquiries (ie, 118 numbers) (790 votes)
Renationalise347 votes (44%)
Keep private306 votes (39%)
Undecided137 votes (17%)

I'm aged 25 to 34

Rail services (eg, TransPennine Express) (1983 votes)
Renationalise1598 votes (81%)
Keep private325 votes (16%)
Undecided60 votes (3%)
Gas & electricity (eg, British Gas) (1965 votes)
Renationalise1282 votes (65%)
Keep private549 votes (28%)
Undecided134 votes (7%)
Phone & by association internet (ie, BT) (1929 votes)
Renationalise701 votes (36%)
Keep private1006 votes (52%)
Undecided222 votes (12%)
Water (eg, Thames Water) (1963 votes)
Renationalise1501 votes (76%)
Keep private370 votes (19%)
Undecided92 votes (5%)
Postal services (ie, Royal Mail or the Post Office) (1968 votes)
Renationalise1394 votes (71%)
Keep private462 votes (23%)
Undecided112 votes (6%)
Oil (eg, British Petroleum) (1935 votes)
Renationalise880 votes (45%)
Keep private794 votes (41%)
Undecided261 votes (13%)
Aviation (ie, British Airways) (1909 votes)
Renationalise473 votes (25%)
Keep private1213 votes (64%)
Undecided223 votes (12%)
Bus services (eg, National Express) (1949 votes)
Renationalise1157 votes (59%)
Keep private656 votes (34%)
Undecided136 votes (7%)
Directory enquiries (ie, 118 numbers) (1929 votes)
Renationalise794 votes (41%)
Keep private768 votes (40%)
Undecided367 votes (19%)

I'm aged 35 to 49

Rail services (eg, TransPennine Express) (4185 votes)
Renationalise3339 votes (80%)
Keep private709 votes (17%)
Undecided137 votes (3%)
Gas & electricity (eg, British Gas) (4166 votes)
Renationalise2843 votes (68%)
Keep private1080 votes (26%)
Undecided243 votes (6%)
Phone & by association internet (ie, BT) (4061 votes)
Renationalise1554 votes (38%)
Keep private1997 votes (49%)
Undecided510 votes (13%)
Water (eg, Thames Water) (4145 votes)
Renationalise3265 votes (79%)
Keep private716 votes (17%)
Undecided164 votes (4%)
Postal services (ie, Royal Mail or the Post Office) (4166 votes)
Renationalise3047 votes (73%)
Keep private900 votes (22%)
Undecided219 votes (5%)
Oil (eg, British Petroleum) (4061 votes)
Renationalise1847 votes (45%)
Keep private1616 votes (40%)
Undecided598 votes (15%)
Aviation (ie, British Airways) (3991 votes)
Renationalise1087 votes (27%)
Keep private2335 votes (59%)
Undecided569 votes (14%)
Bus services (eg, National Express) (4111 votes)
Renationalise2514 votes (61%)
Keep private1277 votes (31%)
Undecided320 votes (8%)
Directory enquiries (ie, 118 numbers) (4052 votes)
Renationalise1977 votes (49%)
Keep private1424 votes (35%)
Undecided651 votes (16%)

I'm aged 50 to 64

Rail services (eg, TransPennine Express) (6524 votes)
Renationalise5022 votes (77%)
Keep private1246 votes (19%)
Undecided256 votes (4%)
Gas & electricity (eg, British Gas) (6491 votes)
Renationalise4657 votes (72%)
Keep private1531 votes (24%)
Undecided303 votes (5%)
Phone & by association internet (ie, BT) (6224 votes)
Renationalise2670 votes (43%)
Keep private2593 votes (42%)
Undecided961 votes (15%)
Water (eg, Thames Water) (6490 votes)
Renationalise5198 votes (80%)
Keep private1077 votes (17%)
Undecided215 votes (3%)
Postal services (ie, Royal Mail or the Post Office) (6445 votes)
Renationalise4841 votes (75%)
Keep private1244 votes (19%)
Undecided360 votes (6%)
Oil (eg, British Petroleum) (6223 votes)
Renationalise2759 votes (44%)
Keep private2430 votes (39%)
Undecided1034 votes (17%)
Aviation (ie, British Airways) (6100 votes)
Renationalise1809 votes (30%)
Keep private3255 votes (53%)
Undecided1036 votes (17%)
Bus services (eg, National Express) (6376 votes)
Renationalise4090 votes (64%)
Keep private1769 votes (28%)
Undecided517 votes (8%)
Directory enquiries (ie, 118 numbers) (6215 votes)
Renationalise3498 votes (56%)
Keep private1671 votes (27%)
Undecided1046 votes (17%)

I'm aged 65+

Rail services (eg, TransPennine Express) (4876 votes)
Renationalise3126 votes (64%)
Keep private1536 votes (32%)
Undecided214 votes (4%)
Gas & electricity (eg, British Gas) (4872 votes)
Renationalise3031 votes (62%)
Keep private1641 votes (34%)
Undecided200 votes (4%)
Phone & by association internet (ie, BT) (4672 votes)
Renationalise1801 votes (39%)
Keep private2232 votes (48%)
Undecided639 votes (14%)
Water (eg, Thames Water) (4866 votes)
Renationalise3384 votes (70%)
Keep private1288 votes (26%)
Undecided194 votes (4%)
Postal services (ie, Royal Mail or the Post Office) (4836 votes)
Renationalise3161 votes (65%)
Keep private1360 votes (28%)
Undecided315 votes (7%)
Oil (eg, British Petroleum) (4611 votes)
Renationalise1521 votes (33%)
Keep private2320 votes (50%)
Undecided770 votes (17%)
Aviation (ie, British Airways) (4530 votes)
Renationalise1121 votes (25%)
Keep private2627 votes (58%)
Undecided782 votes (17%)
Bus services (eg, National Express) (4754 votes)
Renationalise2562 votes (54%)
Keep private1770 votes (37%)
Undecided422 votes (9%)
Directory enquiries (ie, 118 numbers) (4662 votes)
Renationalise2637 votes (57%)
Keep private1179 votes (25%)
Undecided846 votes (18%)

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