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Articles for the New Statesman and The Spectator

Posted on 5 June 2020 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

The two leading political magazines in Britain, the New Statesman and The Spectator, have both carried online articles today about findings from the latest Welsh Political Barometer poll. The New Statesman piece, about the improvement in public perceptions of the First Minister, is here: https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/wales/2020/06/mark-drakefield-welsh-first-minister-covid-labour And you can read The Spectator piece, about how I
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Attitudes to Devolution and Welsh Independence

Posted on 5 June 2020 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

(This piece first appeared on the Nation.Cymru site) The highest level of support yet recorded for Welsh independence is among the stand out findings from the latest Welsh Political Barometer poll. As is usual, the latest Barometer poll asked several questions assessing public attitudes to how Wales should be governed. First, we asked two parallel
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Party Leader Ratings in Wales: the latest evidence

Posted on 4 June 2020 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

I have written up some discussion of the latest party leader ratings, from our new Welsh Political Barometer poll. You can read it here:
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The June Welsh Political Barometer Poll

Posted on 4 June 2020 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

If the last few years in politics have taught us nothing else, they should surely have made us aware that political fortunes can change very rapidly. In a context where a far lower proportion of voters are life-long supporters of one party than was once the case, what goes up can also go down –
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