Honda Closure: The Japanese car company has confirmed it will close its Swindon car plant in 2021, and the senior vice-president for Honda in Europe has said “We have to move very swiftly to electrification of our vehicles because of demands of our customers and legislation”. But how many Brits think they will be driving an electric car within the next ten years?

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One in ten (11%) think it is very likely, while a quarter (27%) say it is somewhat likely

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35% think it is not very likely or not likely at all that they will be driving an electric car within the next ten years

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Those aged 18-24 (56%) are more likely than those aged 25-49 (44%), 50-65 (33%) and over 65 (24%) to say they will likely drive an electric car within the next decade

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Centre Ground: Seven MPs have quit the Labour Party and set up The Independent Group, but do Brits feel their political values are closest to those who have quit, or to the current Labour Party?

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Supporters of the Labour Party are split23% say their values are closer to the MPs who quit Labour, while 27% say they are closer to the current Labour Party

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13% of Labour supporters do not think their values are close to either, and 37% say they don’t know

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Half (54%) of Tories say their values are not close to either – but a quarter (24%) of Conservative voters say they are closer to the MPs who quit

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And nearly half (47%) of Lib Dem voters say their values are closer to the MPs who quit Labour, more than double those (22%) who say their values are not close to either

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Cheesed Off: Dairy UK has told a vegan cheese supplier to stop using the word ‘cheese’ on its website, saying customers are being misled and it doesn’t comply with EU Law

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And a majority of Brits (59%) think it is not okay to call it cheese

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A quarter (27%) think it is okay

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Men (63%) are more likely than women (55%) to say it’s not okay to call it cheese

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YouGov Daily

Tuesday, 19 February

How likely are you to drive an electric car? Plus, new Independent group v Labour, and vegan 'cheese'

Honda Closure: The Japanese car company has confirmed it will close its Swindon car plant in 2021, and the senior vice-president for Honda in Europe has said “We have to move very swiftly to electrification of our vehicles because of demands of our customers and legislation”. But how many Brits think they will be driving an electric car within the next ten years?

One in ten (11%) think it is very likely, while a quarter (27%) say it is somewhat likely

35% think it is not very likely or not likely at all that they will be driving an electric car within the next ten years

Those aged 18-24 (56%) are more likely than those aged 25-49 (44%), 50-65 (33%) and over 65 (24%) to say they will likely drive an electric car within the next decade

Centre Ground: Seven MPs have quit the Labour Party and set up The Independent Group, but do Brits feel their political values are closest to those who have quit, or to the current Labour Party?

Supporters of the Labour Party are split23% say their values are closer to the MPs who quit Labour, while 27% say they are closer to the current Labour Party

13% of Labour supporters do not think their values are close to either, and 37% say they don’t know

Half (54%) of Tories say their values are not close to either – but a quarter (24%) of Conservative voters say they are closer to the MPs who quit

And nearly half (47%) of Lib Dem voters say their values are closer to the MPs who quit Labour, more than double those (22%) who say their values are not close to either

Cheesed Off: Dairy UK has told a vegan cheese supplier to stop using the word ‘cheese’ on its website, saying customers are being misled and it doesn’t comply with EU Law

And a majority of Brits (59%) think it is not okay to call it cheese

A quarter (27%) think it is okay

Men (63%) are more likely than women (55%) to say it’s not okay to call it cheese

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