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The Electoral State of the Parties, 3: the Conservatives

Posted on September 30, 2016 by Roger Scully

For this third piece assessing the electoral state of the parties in Wales I turn to the Conservatives. This time last year I was rather upbeat about their electoral prospects, but much less so about their chances of wielding significant power in the National Assembly. As I observed “The Welsh Tories’ biggest problem, though, does Read moreabout The Electoral State of the Parties, 3: the Conservatives


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Party Leadership Questions from the new Barometer poll

Posted on September 23, 2016 by Roger Scully

Our latest Welsh Political Barometer pol included two sets of questions about party leadership. Both produce some interesting results. First, we included our now usual question that asks respondents to the poll to rate leaders on a 0-10 scale. We asked this question for all the main Welsh party leaders, plus the Prime Minister and Read moreabout Party Leadership Questions from the new Barometer poll

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The September Welsh Political Barometer Poll

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Theresa May has helped lift support for the Conservative party in Wales to its highest level for six years. This is the stand-out finding from the latest Welsh Political Barometer poll, the first opinion poll to be conducted in Wales since the change of Prime Minister. As usual, our poll asked people how they would Read moreabout The September Welsh Political Barometer Poll

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We Know No Boundaries

Posted on September 19, 2016 by Roger Scully

As many of you will have noticed, the Boundary Commission for Wales reported last week, with proposals for a new map of the House of Commons constituencies in Wales. Here I’ll just make a few comments and observations on their proposals. First, we should all be aware that the Commission had no discretion at all Read moreabout We Know No Boundaries

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