Roger Scully

Roger Scully

Professor of Political Science in the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University. Jazz fan and horse-racing follower. Dog-walker.


Latest posts




The Most Important Issue? Part II

Posted on August 1, 2016 by Roger Scully

In a previous blog post, I explained the format of questions asked by this year’s Welsh Election Study, which asked respondents about the ‘single most important issue’ facing Britain and Wales. In this post I’ll present the first batch of results from those questions. I’ll start by looking at responses to the first such question Read moreabout The Most Important Issue? Part II


The New Electoral Boundaries in Wales

Posted on July 27, 2016 by Roger Scully

As many of you will be aware, we are due to have the first draft of proposals for the new, twenty-nine seat, constituency boundaries in Wales published in September by the Boundary Commission. The new boundaries proposed will doubtless stir considerable debate, both within and between the parties. What might, and should, they look like? Read moreabout The New Electoral Boundaries in Wales


The Most Important Issue?

Posted on July 25, 2016 by Roger Scully

(This blog-post, and two following ones, have been prepared with the very considerable assistance of Matt Congreve, a Cardiff University student currently working for the Wales Governance Centre as part of the Cardiff University Research Opportunities Programme. You can follow Matt on Twitter: @CongreveMatt)   One of the key priorities of the Voter Study component Read moreabout The Most Important Issue?




We Are Three

Posted on July 12, 2016 by Roger Scully

Elections in Wales is three today. Yes, it’s a full three years since this blog was launched on an unsuspecting and defenceless nation; a Wales that hitherto had managed to get by without the periodic online ramblings about its electoral processes by some obscure Cardiff University Prof. (And did you know that he isn’t even Read moreabout We Are Three



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