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Month: July 2016

The New Electoral Boundaries in Wales

Posted on 27 July 2016 by Professor Roger Awan-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 Most Important Issue?

Posted on 25 July 2016 by Professor Roger Awan-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 […]

Article in the New European

Posted on 20 July 2016 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

This is the text of a co-authored article (written with my friend Richard Wyn Jones), that was published recently in the New European newspaper.   If anywhere in the UK […]

Support for Independence in Wales

Posted on 18 July 2016 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

One aspect of the recent Welsh Political Barometer poll which attracted lots of attention concerned support for independence in Wales. Many people were interested in the following results:   “And […]

We Are Three

Posted on 12 July 2016 by Professor Roger Awan-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 […]

The Party Leaders, 3: Labour

Posted on 6 July 2016 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

(A slightly different version of this piece appeared yesterday on the New Statesman website, The Staggers). For this final piece on evidence about attitudes towards party leadership in our latest […]

The Party Leaders, 2: The Conservatives

Posted on 5 July 2016 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

I’ve been following politics since late 1978 (I was an unusual eight-year-old). During all that time I’m fairly sure that there has never been a time when the three parties […]

The Party Leaders, 1

Posted on 5 July 2016 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

Our new Welsh Political Barometer poll contains substantial information about attitudes towards the party leaders – and, indeed, potential party leaders. Such is the amount of information contained in the […]

The EU Referendum: Afterthoughts and Consequences?

Posted on 5 July 2016 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

As part of new Welsh Political Barometer poll, we thought it would be interesting to ask our respondents about their attitudes to the recent EU Referendum. First of all, we […]

The New Welsh Political Barometer Poll

Posted on 4 July 2016 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

The Labour party has fallen to its lowest level of support for both Westminster and the National Assembly since before the 2010 general election; meanwhile, Plaid Cymru have risen to […]