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Something for the Weekend…

Posted on 15 June 2018 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

My two recent blog posts about the latest BBC/YouGov poll looked at evidence from that poll regarding attitudes to the devolved institutions and other levels of government, including views on which level of government should be responsible for a number of different policy areas. After posting the second of these pieces on the blog, I
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The BBC/YouGov Poll: Who Should Decide What?

Posted on 14 June 2018 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

In my previous blog post I talked about some of the findings from the recent BBC/YouGov poll conducted in Wales (in parallel with other work on England and Scotland). In this post I will follow on from that by talking about some further evidence in the poll – specifically a series of questions that explored
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The Recent BBC/YouGov Surveys

Posted on 10 June 2018 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

There has been a great deal of interest in the last week in a set of surveys conducted by the BBC with YouGov. Parallel surveys were run in England, Scotland and Wales in late-April/early-May. Mark Easton, the BBC’s excellent Home Affairs editor, discussed what much of the evidence gathered said about the state and nature
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Electoral Systems and the Electoral History of Wales: Labour

Posted on 4 June 2018 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

This is the second blog post in a series, drawing on research from my forthcoming book on Elections in Wales, which examines the impact of electoral systems on the electoral history of Wales.   It is often impossible to be wholly definitive about the impact of electoral systems on election outcomes. We cannot know for
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