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The EU Referendum: the Welsh Verdict

Posted on June 24, 2016 by Roger Scully

Well, as Margaret Thatcher once said, “it’s a funny old world”. The implications of the UK’s vote to leave the EU will be many, and at least some of them may be profound. There will be plenty of time to assess the broader implications, as they unfold. For now, I’m just going to look at Read moreabout The EU Referendum: the Welsh Verdict


Did the Debates Have an Impact on the 2016 Welsh Assembly Election?

Posted on June 20, 2016 by Roger Scully

Televised leaders’ debates are a relatively new development in UK election campaigns – for general elections, we famously did not have them at all until 2010. There has since been considerable debate, prompted most notably by the failure of ‘Clegg-mania’ to translate into a Liberal Democrat breakthrough in 2010, as to whether such debates can Read moreabout Did the Debates Have an Impact on the 2016 Welsh Assembly Election?


Not Waving But Drowning…

Posted on June 13, 2016 by Roger Scully

Over the next few months, the pace of posting on Elections in Wales is likely to slow somewhat. We have no major elections due now for some time; moreover, I have a book that I need to write. However, do not be too downcast. The blog will certainly continue. One of the things that I will Read moreabout Not Waving But Drowning…


The Latest on the Leaders

Posted on June 6, 2016 by Roger Scully

As well as asking about support for the parties, the latest Welsh Political Barometer poll included our standard question asking respondents to rate the party leaders on a 0-10 scale (where 0 means ‘strongly dislike’ and 10 means ‘strongly like). Respondents to our poll were asked to rate all the main UK and Welsh party Read moreabout The Latest on the Leaders

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