Articles by Anthony Wells

When it comes to voting intention, budgets actually matter – but the impact is rarely positive Most political events don't actually make much difference to voting intention. Budgets are one of the few regular events that break that rule, and they do quite often have a noticeable impact on how ...
Read more...

Anthony Wells on why David Cameron's so-called 'women problem' isn't exactly as it seems Many newspaper columns have been written over the past few years about the Conservative problem with women voters, or David Cameron's problem with women voters. There was another outbreak of them last week, provoked by a ...
Read more...

For some time people have reported that the economy is improving but their personal financial prospects are not. That may be changing  This week a drop in unemployment and an upgrade in the IMF's growth predictions for the UK were predicted. Our weekly poll for the Sunday Times found the public's economic ...
Read more...

Associate Director in the Political and Social Research Team

Works in the YouGov London office