Month: November 2014


Sex and Lies

Posted on 26 November 2014 by Professor Roger Scully

I get occasional suggestions regarding the content and tone of the Blog. One, which I suspect may not have been entirely serious, was that I should take the Blog ‘down-market’. More sex, more gossip etc. The person who made this suggestion might be, at least briefly, mislead by the title of this post into thinking
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Just a Bit of Fun

Posted on 18 November 2014 by Professor Roger Scully

Our mutual friends at YouGov have just come out with this: what they call YouGov Profiler. You can use it to search through the YouGov panel of respondents, and explore the profiles of those who, in previous YouGov polls, have expressed support or positive attitudes towards various brands, organisations and people. It’s absolutely fascinating –
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A bit more on Uniform National Swing – and an alternative

Posted on 17 November 2014 by Professor Roger Scully

Blog readers will be pleased that the next Welsh Political Barometer poll is due soon. The results of our regular poll, conducted in collaboration with ITV-Wales and YouGov, will be available in early December. What better Christmas present could anyone hope for? Undoubtedly attracting attention once again will be the seat projections, for Westminster and
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Easier Said than Done

Posted on 3 November 2014 by Professor Roger Scully

My previous Blog Post discussed the recent constitutional debate in the National Assembly, in which there appeared to be a cross-party consensus that competence over the electoral system for devolved elections in Wales should be invested in the Assembly. That debate also included some discussion about the size of the Assembly. Julie Morgan, Labour AM
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