Articles by Peter Kellner

YouGov President, Peter Kellner, analyses David Cameron's approach to the EU If David Cameron expected voters to respect him for firming up his commitment to a referendum on the European Union, YouGov’s latest polling for The Times will disappoint him. Most Britons, including a majority of those who voted Conservative ...
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Will the United Kingdom still be a member of the European Union in 2020? YouGov President, Peter Kellner, examines three scenarios.  Want to receive Peter Kellner's commentaries by email? Subscribe here 1. The Conservatives win the 2015 election and David Cameron is able to redeem his promise to renegotiate Britain’s ...
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Making sense of the local elections Starting in the early hours of tomorrow morning, we shall be bombarded with analyses of the local election results. Are the gains and losses for each party above, below or on a par with expectations? Is Ed Miliband on course to become Prime Minister? ...
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YouGov President, Peter Kellner, discusses some of the findings from YouGov research for the Resolution Foundation about the economic troubles which have left a deep mark on the public opinion. My, we are a gloomy lot. Last week, I discussed the possible impact of a triple-dip recession. Last Thursday’s GDP ...
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YouGov President, Peter Kellner, discusses the government's bill to require tobacco manufacturers to sell cigarettes standard, olive-coloured packs with prominent health warnings Let me declare my interest at the outset. ASH, the anti-smoking campaign, is a client of YouGov; I am also a trustee. So, for once, this blog goes beyond ...
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YouGov President, Peter Kellner, analyses the politics of a triple-dip recession On Wednesday, the day before the rest of us, George Osborne will know whether Britain’s economy has succumbed to a triple-dip recession. By convention, the Office for National Statistics gives ministers 24 hours’ notice of its data, so they ...
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Peter Kellner is a journalist, political commentator, and President of YouGov. See Peter's full bio