First, there’s YouGov’s backward-looking questions about the European referendum… … Read the full post »
Read my posts about internet polling firm YouGov, which is a member of the British Polling Council (BPC).
The firm was founded in 2000 and pioneered online political polling in the UK. To see how YouGov’s poll results compare with those from other pollsters, see Pollbase.
Here’s how the current Lib Dem rating with each pollster compares with the past. Spoiler: it’s a good picture for Vince Cable’s party. … Read the full post »
YouGov’s latest set of leadership ratings contains cautiously promising news from the Liberal Democrats: Vince Cable has the best (least worst) ratings of the three main UK party leaders. … Read the full post »
The latest YouGov polling on Britain’s future in Europe shows a continuing steady trend of growing support for a referendum on the Brexit deal once its terms are known. … Read the full post »
On Sunday morning at the Liberal Democrat federal spring conference in Southport, the party will be debating a new strategy. I’d summarise it as a six step route to success… … Read the full post »
Lib Dem Newswire #109 includes a poll showing how the Lib Dems might rise to 18%, Jo Swinson talking about the fight for equalities, an interview with Lib Dem Voice editor Caron Lindsay and a welcome step forward for electoral reform in Wales. … Read the full post »
It’s not just members that Labour may lose over Jeremy Corbyn’s warmth towards Brexit (which, of course, echoes his life-long Euroscepticism). It’s also votes. … Read the full post »
Buckets of caveats and lorry loads of caution should be applied to the results of individual polls. But there’s a little clump of positive news for pro-European Liberal Democrats which might add up to something more substantive as 2018 progresses. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #108 has a special free extract from a book I contributed to. It’s a what-if political history, looking back at how the 2007 Lib Dem leadership election could have had rather different consequences for the party. … Read the full post »
Interesting data from the latest research into party members by the Party Members Project at Queen Mary University of London: there’s very strong support amongst Liberal Democrat members for a more diverse House of Commons. … Read the full post »