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Month: May 2019

Article on the European Elections

Posted on 30 May 2019 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

As some of you may have seen, I wrote a short piece for the Spectator on the European election outcome in Wales: you can read it here: https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2019/05/labours-welsh-wipeout-should-terrify-jeremy-corbyn/ The choice […]

How Did They Do? How Did We Do?

Posted on 27 May 2019 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

The European election result is now confirmed – and we can compare the fates of the respective parties not only with how they did in the equivalent contest five years […]

Apropos of nothing in particular

Posted on 24 May 2019 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

This week’s Welsh Political Barometer poll asked the following question: “Which of the following do you think would make the best Conservative leader and Prime Minister if Theresa May were […]

The May Welsh Political Barometer Poll: Westminster and the National Assembly

Posted on 21 May 2019 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

The latest Welsh Political Barometer poll has generated plenty of interest for its findings on voting intentions for the European Parliament election. But those results were far from the only […]

The May Welsh Political Barometer Poll: the European election numbers

Posted on 20 May 2019 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

The Brexit Party are on course for a huge European election victory in Wales – while both Labour and the Conservatives face historic defeats. These are the headline findings that […]

D’Hondt Look Back in Anger

Posted on 13 May 2019 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

A number of people have contacted me in recent times, asking about how the electoral system for the forthcoming European Parliament election will work. Well, as they used to say […]

Asking about the Welsh Language

Posted on 10 May 2019 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

Those conducting serious polling, and academic surveys of public attitudes, usually make substantial attempts to ensure that their questions they pose in their surveys are neutral and even-handed. As someone […]

European Election Briefing

Posted on 10 May 2019 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

A couple of days ago, I took part in a public seminar on the forthcoming European Parliament elections - chaired by BBC Wales Political Editor Felicity Evans, and alongside my […]

Devolution at Twenty: What Do the People of Wales Think?

Posted on 9 May 2019 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

Last month’s Welsh Political Barometer poll included several questions about public attitudes in Wales towards devolution. Publication of these questions was held back by ITV Wales for use in programmes […]