Tories Less Likely To Experience Discrimination Than Labour Voters, Survey Reveals

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Tory voters are less likely to have been victims of discrimination or abuse than Labour or Lib Dem supporters, a new survey has revealed.

The research shows that while 40% of Tories have experienced sexism, that number rises to almost 60% for Labour voters and 52% for Lib Dems.

Just 28% of Conservative voters say they have been subjected to racism, compared to 37% of Labour backers and almost 30% of Lib Dems.

Yet despite experiencing much less discrimination than supporters of other parties, 95% of Tories believe racism does exist in the UK.

The findings are part of a report from liberal conservative think-tank Bright Blue, which says the reasons behind the differences are “complex”, and not just caused by the “demographic composition” of the parties.

The report reads: “For example, both Conservatives and non-Conservatives have roughly the same proportion of women and disabled people.

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