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And the winner is…

Posted on 8 December 2017 by Professor Roger Scully

For some years now, the Political Studies Association of the UK has held an annual Awards dinner. A number of awards are given every year – including Politician of the Year and Political Journalist of the Year. (These went this year to, respectively, Jeremy Corbyn and Stephen Bush). There are also a small number of prizes
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Brexit: The Latest on Attitudes in Wales

Posted on 4 December 2017 by Professor Roger Scully

Since the historic Brexit referendum in June last year, the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University has conducted detailed research on public attitudes to this issue. In the Welsh Political Barometer polls (carried out jointly with YouGov and with ITV Wales) we have tracked public opinion at regular intervals since the June 2016 referendum. We
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The November Welsh Political Barometer Poll

Posted on 27 November 2017 by Professor Roger Scully

Labour remain well ahead of the other parties, despite some signs of an ebbing in their support. But none of their opponents are making consistent progress. These are the main findings on the state of the parties from the latest Welsh Political Barometer poll, the final systematic test of public attitudes and voting intentions to
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The Electoral State of the Parties, 3: Plaid Cymru

Posted on 16 October 2017 by Professor Roger Scully

This time last year I was able to talk about the electoral state of Plaid Cymru in fairly positive terms. In the past few months the party had regained its status as the second party in the National Assembly, and had won two of the four PCC elections in Wales; during the post-election period, Plaid
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