Month: December 2015


Wales and Syria

Posted on 16 December 2015 by Professor Roger Scully

As I mentioned in my previous blog post, WalesOnline ran several additional questions on the recent Welsh Political Barometer poll. The first of these questions asked directly about whether people approved or disapproved of the idea of the “RAF taking part in air strike operations against Islamic State/ISIS in Syria?” The poll found 45% saying that they
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New Welsh Political Barometer Poll: Voting Intention Figures

Posted on 8 December 2015 by Professor Roger Scully

This week’s new Welsh Political Barometer poll provides the last measure of public support for the political parties in 2015. After a roller-coaster political year, where have things ended up? Our previous Barometer poll, conducted only a short period after his landslide election as Labour Leader, showed an apparent ‘Corbyn bounce’ in Labour’s support. The
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First results from the new Welsh Political Barometer poll

Posted on 8 December 2015 by Professor Roger Scully

As I discussed recently on the blog, the UK political context has been looking increasingly difficult for the Labour party. This may well pose challenges for Welsh Labour in next May’s devolved elections. In 2011 their highly successful campaign focussed less on the party’s own record in government than it did on defining Labour as the best
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