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

To Boldly Go Where No Welsh Poll Has Gone Before

Posted on May 2, 2016 by Roger Scully

A few people have asked me recently about whether there is any further polling scheduled in Wales before the Assembly election. Obviously I can’t speak for others – there may be someone else planning to run a poll that I am unaware of. Perhaps Lord Ashcroft will suddenly develop a burning desire to know about Read moreabout To Boldly Go Where No Welsh Poll Has Gone Before



A Thursday Update

Posted on April 28, 2016 by Roger Scully

A few things that you might possibly find interesting. First – I was delighted yesterday to be able to join Keiran Pedley in an interview for the Political Betting TV Show. We talked for about 10 minutes about the situation in Wales. You can find the show here. (One small mistake to point out. It had Read moreabout A Thursday Update


Westminster and EU Referendum Figures

Posted on April 26, 2016 by Roger Scully

In addition to asking about the National Assembly, our new Welsh Political Barometer poll has also continued to run questions about voting intentions for both Westminster and the EU Referendum. Here are the results. First, for Westminster. The general election voting intention figures (with changes on the last Welsh Political Barometer poll earlier in the Read moreabout Westminster and EU Referendum Figures





A Brief Up-Date

Posted on April 18, 2016 by Roger Scully

Just a very short post today, to inform you of three things. First, as I think I have mentioned in the past, Cardiff and Edinburgh Universities are jointly running an open online course on the devolved elections. It’s free, and anyone can sign up here. It started today, but if you sign up soon you Read moreabout A Brief Up-Date



Other Welsh Political Barometer Findings, 2: Party Leaders

Posted on April 14, 2016 by Roger Scully

The final part of the findings from the new Welsh Political Barometer which remains to be discussed is the party leader ratings. As we have done in multiple previous Barometer polls, and as we also did in the March Pre-Election wave of the Welsh Election Study, we asked respondents to rate the leaders on a Read moreabout Other Welsh Political Barometer Findings, 2: Party Leaders


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