Dover Town Referendum (Parish Poll) Result
The Question: "Do you oppose the private sale of the Port of Dover as proposed by the Dover Harbour Board and support its transfer to the community of Dover instead?"
Yes = 5244
No = 113
Spoiled papers = 22
97.5% in favour of Communitisation, a People's Port.
Separate Polls have been conducted by The Dover Society and the UNITE union.
Results for onboard polls are unknown as yet, but the Dover Society Poll and UNITE Poll results are below:
Dover Society Poll:
Yes = 264
No = 11
Abstain = 3
Replies from 62.6% of members
94.96% in favour of Communitisation, a People's Port.
UNITE asked two questions in the poll that they conducted and the results are expressed as a percentage of those members who responded.
Are You Against Privatisation of the Port of Dover as Proposed by the Dover Harbour Board?
93% of respondents said that, yes they were against the privatisation.
Are You in Favour of the Transfer of the Port of Dover to Community Ownership?
88% of respondents said that, yes they were in favour of Communitisation.
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