Month: June 2014

Trends in Income Tax and EU Referendum Polling

Posted on 30th June 2014 by

  Wales Online are today running some findings from a new poll they have conducted with YouGov. The main feature of their story is attitudes to immigration, where – consistent with other evidence – they show considerable hostility to immigration in Wales, with such attitudes particularly strong among more working class respondents. This may, as
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Public Opinion About the Party Leaders: New Evidence

Posted on 27th June 2014 by

UP-DATED 20/06/14: DETAILED DATA FOR THE DISCUSSION BELOW NOW AVAILABLE HERE. In my previous post I, along with Laurence Janta-Lipinski of YouGov, described the test poll that they ran recently. While the purpose of that poll was mainly to explore any refinements to their weighting scheme that might be necessary for future polls in Wales, we
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New BBC/ICM Poll – Voting Intentions for the National Assembly

Posted on 13th June 2014 by

  As mentioned in my previous post, BBC Cymru-Wales have this week published findings from a new poll, conducted by ICM soon after the European elections. The poll covered a number of areas, including attitudes to the policy achievements of devolution, and awareness of devolution, which I looked at earlier this week. Now let’s focus
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Down the Local

Posted on 9th June 2014 by

  It is now slightly over two years since the last round of Welsh local elections (except for viewers in Ynys Mon…). In normal circumstances we would therefore be slightly over half-way through the term of office of the current councils. However, among the knock-on effects of the move to five-year fixed term parliaments for
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