Tactical voting

Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard

Our tactical voting recommendation in Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard:
Vote Labour

Why vote Labour in Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard?

Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard is the successor to the previous seat of South West Bedfordshire. The area has been Conservative since 1970, although in 1997 and 2001 Labour ran the Tories close. Polling indicates a close battle between Labour and the Conservatives in the 2024 election; the latest figures show Labour ahead although things can change during election campaigns and polls have been in error in previous elections. The lead has fluctuated in polls conducted over the past several months. Neither the Greens nor the Liberal Democrats are targeting this seat.

Tactical voting decision based on

Current MP
Local factors

Which parties look like they are targeting Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard?

It looks like Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard is a Labour target seat.

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About our data

Polling: Voting Intention for Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard

MRP polling by Survation:

Selector of different research dates
30 Mar
04 Jun
15 Jun
Conservative 35.99%
Labour 39.78%
Liberal Democrats 7.74%
Reform 7.94%
Green 7.09%
Other 1.39%
Updated: 15 June 20:20

Remember, polling data alone should not be used for tactical voting. It's important to consider local factors and which party holds the seat.

How many people intend to vote tactically in Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard?


What's happened in Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard

Energy Bills


Percentage of constituents who are worried about not being able to pay their energy bills in the next year
Source: Survation MRP for 38 Degrees (February 2023)

Food Banks (Local)


visits (April 2017 - March 2018)


visits (April 2022 - March 2023)
Source: Trussell Trust (April 2023)

Food Banks (Great Britain)


visits (April 2009 - March 2010)


visits (April 2022 - March 2023)
Source: Trussell Trust (April 2023)


1 in 50

robberies, burglaries, and other thefts solved in your constabulary (June 2019 - June 2022)
Source: Home Office (2019 - 2022)

Ambulance Wait Times

52m 23s

Time in which 90% of emergency calls are responded to (November 2018)

1h 40m 3s

Time in which 90% of emergency calls are responded to (November 2023)
Source: NHS England (November 2018 - 2023)



people are estimated to be homeless in your region
Source: Shelter (December 2023)

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