The UK electorate will go to the polls on 8 June 2017. Previous research by CBRE concluded that general elections have less of an impact on the UK  property market than at first imagined. That said, manifesto documents offer a  useful insight into the possible directions the UK might be steered over the next five years. Some policies relate specifically to the property industry whilst others set the tone for the wider economic environment each political party is working towards.

In this briefing note, CBRE surveys the main policies likely to affect real estate which are on offer from the main parties.