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The End of British Party Politics?

Posted on 17 April 2018 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

This has been an exciting week for me personally, as the last seven days has seen the publication of my latest book, The End of British Party Politics? The book explores what I argue is one of the most important developments in contemporary democratic politics: the hollowing out of a genuinely British party politics, and
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Dual Candidacy: Yeah or Nay?

Posted on 9 April 2018 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

Today’s blog post is a guest post by my colleague Dr Siim Trumm of the University of Nottingham. You can find Siim on Twitter @SiimTrumm.   Dual candidacy – i.e., the ability of candidates to stand for office in single member districts and regional party lists simultaneously – is a contested feature of the additional
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Comparing the Recent ICM and YouGov Polls in Wales

Posted on 21 March 2018 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

The new Welsh Political Barometer poll is the second to be published in just over a fortnight. Outside of the 2017 general election, I can’t ever recall having two Welsh polls published in such short succession. Verily doth our cup runneth over… The two polls have been conducted by two of the most widely-respected polling
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The New Welsh Political Barometer Poll: Voting Intentions

Posted on 19 March 2018 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

With the troubles of Brexit continue to figure highly on the political agenda, and the troubles of the First Minister still dominating much political discussion in Cardiff Bay, what impact has this had on the public standing of the parties? First, let’s look at voting intentions for a general election. These are the figures produced
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