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Theresa May’s good news: poll finds Prime Minister is the least worst option

30 January 2018 11:43

Finally some good news for Theresa May. After a tawdry few weeks in which Conservative MPs have taken to Twitter,…

Battle of the pollsters: Jim Messina blasts YouGov for ‘another stupid poll’

31 May 2017 16:23

Today Westminster has been abuzz with speculation over the general election result after YouGov analysis suggested the Conservatives are on…

Listen: YouGov’s Joe Twyman defends shock election poll

31 May 2017 12:14

Can we trust the pollsters? Bruised by Brexit and caught out by Trump, the psephologists claim they’ve finally learnt their…

How Corbyn failed to transform PMQs

1 March 2017 11:07

Prime Minister’s Questions is now regarded in Westminster as being even more pointless than it used to be before. The…

Is it a case of Tim-Nice-But-Dim for Remain?

22 June 2016 11:53

Another day, another Brexit poll. This time YouGov claim to have discovered what a name can tell you about someone’s voting tendency. If…

Latest polls show a swing back to Remain

19 June 2016 10:28

We are now in the final week of the referendum campaign and the swing back towards the status quo appears…

Labour supporters are still backing Jeremy Corbyn in droves

24 November 2015 8:52

The Tories may be steaming ahead in the national opinion polls but the Labour grassroots are still pleased with Jeremy…

Public backs David Cameron on Syrian airstrikes, according to new poll

18 November 2015 9:01

The terrorist attacks in Paris appear to have shifted public attitudes on both refugees and airstrikes. According to a new poll from…

Jeremy Corbyn: the most unpopular new opposition leader in the history of polling

2 October 2015 9:13

Labour’s conference in Brighton might not have been the disaster some expected but it hasn’t done much for Jeremy Corbyn’s…

Andy and Yvette — a tale of two ‘Anyone But Corbyn’ strategies

1 September 2015 17:13

Who has the best chance of beating Jeremy Corbyn: Andy Burnham or Yvette Cooper? The Burnham and Cooper camps are…

Why a politician-free House of Lords is the only democratic solution

30 August 2015 12:55

In my business, there’s a lot of fretting about the idea of representativeness. Pollsters put questions to, say, a thousand people –…

Our railways are better than ever. They don’t need renationalising

19 August 2015 13:31

Andy Burnham and Jeremy Corbyn have both pledged to bring back British Rail. Why? In a speech yesterday, Corbyn justified…

Can we trust the Labour leadership polls?

18 August 2015 18:46

Is Jeremy Corbyn’s steaming ahead in the Labour leadership contest? Is he going to win on first preferences alone? The best quantitate answers…

Jeremy Corbyn on track to be next Labour leader, according to new poll

21 July 2015 22:57

Could Jeremy Corbyn actually win the Labour leadership race? A new poll from The Times/YouGov suggests that he will. The new poll of…

Updated: The final polls are in — and it’s still neck and neck

7 May 2015 12:35

The polling stations open in under 10 hours and the final opinion polls are out. As we’ve seen throughout this campaign, there’s…

Newspaper readers decide elections, not editors

6 May 2015 14:06

How much influence will newspapers have in this election? Less than ever before in print, if circulation figures (above) are…

Has the Tory crossover in the polls finally arrived?

30 April 2015 16:27

As election day nears, the number of polls appearing is rapidly increasing. But it still remains very tight and the movements…

Tories six points ahead in new Ashcroft poll and three points ahead according to ICM

27 April 2015 16:55

Two new polls out today have the Tories ahead. Lord Ashcroft’s latest national poll says the Conservatives currently have a…

Tories ahead by 4pts in two new polls — and Farage is on course to win South Thanet

23 April 2015 23:56

The opinion polls almost veered towards a trend today. ComRes/Daily Mail report in their latest poll that the Conservatives are four points…

Young votes are there to be won but politicians don’t seem interested

19 April 2015 14:12

If I had a penny for every time a politician or a journalist insinuated that of all the issues facing…