The latest edition of my weekly political polling round-up, The Week in Polls, is now out. As it starts… … Read the full post »
Read below my posts about UK political opinion polls and related matters, especially how the different parties are doing in voting intention surveys.
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Here are the latest general election voting intention figures from each of the polling firms currently running national surveys. … Read the full post »
Data from the British Election Study via Will Jennings shows that Labour support is highest among those who shop at ALDI. … Read the full post »
We’ve had the first polling since the Supreme Court ruling that the government’s plan to send some asylum seekers to Rwanda is unlawful. … Read the full post »
YouGov asked people, “To what extent, if at all, do you prioritise having fun in your day‑to-day life?” Here are the results, broken down by political affiliation. … Read the full post »
I’ve been on a podcast again talking about opinion polls. This time with Professor Tim Bale on the Mile End Institute podcast. … Read the full post »
New research from Ipsos for The Policy Institute shows that an increased proportion of the public think politicians invent or exaggerate culture wars as a political tactic. … Read the full post »
With the end of another quarter, another update to PollBase, my database of British voting intention opinion polls since 1943 is now up. … Read the full post »
One pollster, one poll, one topic, two question wordings, two different answers: BMG and HS2. … Read the full post »
Britain’s participation in the European Convention on Human Rights has long been a great example of how changing the wording of a polling question can change the answers you get. … Read the full post »