Tactical voting

Forest of Dean

Our tactical voting recommendation in Forest of Dean:
Vote Labour

Why vote Labour in Forest of Dean?

Forest of Dean constituency is a mainly rural seat with a mining and Labour heritage - the seat was most recently represented by Labour in 1997-2005. However, the Conservatives had built up a large majority by the time of the 2019 election. The Green Party has done well in local government elections in the constituency, but local elections do not translate directly into general elections and the contest is between the two parties that might lead a government - Conservative or Labour. Supporters of other parties wishing to cast an effective vote for change are urged to back Labour.

Tactical voting decision based on

Current MP
Local factors

Which parties look like they are targeting Forest of Dean?

It looks like Forest of Dean is a Labour target seat.

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About our data

Polling: Voting Intention for Forest of Dean

MRP polling by Survation:

Selector of different research dates
30 Mar
04 Jun
15 Jun
Conservative 33.41%
Labour 39.18%
Liberal Democrats 3.56%
Reform 13.26%
Green 8.49%
Other 2.02%
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 Forest of Dean?


What's happened in Forest of Dean

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 20

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

Ambulance Wait Times

59m 15s

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

1h 31m 47s

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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