Re: General Election - Didcot Churches Election Forum

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> I am concerned about your maths and how you arrived at 82.8% vote to leave
> the EU. The figure appears, without further clarification, to have no basis
> in fact. Are you stating the percentage as a cumulative total of membership
> aligned to various political party members, in which case it does not
> reflect the people eligible to actually cast a vote in the election as not
> everyone, myself included, is a member of any political party? The claimed
> 82.8% therefore may be based upon a very small amount of people - as low as
> 10%( a guess) of the population who actually pay party membership fees. :)
>
> In which case I am lucky not to have cribbed from you at school maths. :)
> Please show your working out method in a column at side of the exam
> paper.
>

According to the latest available estimates from political partiesâ head
offices, press releases and media estimates
⢠The Labour Party has around 517,000 members, as of end of
March 2017.
⢠The Conservative Party had 149,800 members as of December
2013, the latest available estimate published by CCHQ.
⢠The Scottish National Party has around 120,000 members, as
of July 2016.
⢠The Liberal Democrat Party has 82,000 members, as of
February 2017.
⢠The Green Party (England and Wales) has 55,500 members, as
of July 2016.
⢠UKIP has around 39,000 members, as of July 2016.
⢠The Plaid Cymru has 8,273 members, as of July 2016.

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