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7 in 10 Brits think BBC covered up Savile allegations Seven in ten people in Britain think the BBC covered up allegations of sexual abuse against Jimmy Savile. Just under a third (32%) say their trust in the BBC has decreased, while 41% say they still trust the BBC, according ...
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Has the time come to reassess the influence of social class on values and voting behaviour? Asks, YouGov President, Peter Kellner Fifty years ago, it was plainly what mattered most to voters deciding which party to support. As late as the 1980s, political scientists had good reason to wonder if ...
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There are two versions of what has happened in the past three weeks in the battle to be US President. One is the version told by most nationwide polls and accepted by the media; the second, told by a minority of nationwide polls, including YouGov, and most polls in the ...
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Drop in public confidence in Tories on law and order  Polls carried out before and after the Conservative Party Conference reveal that the public’s confidence in the Tories on questions of law and order declined by five points. Asked which party would handle law and order best, 30% of the ...
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When the MPs' expenses scandal first broke in 2009 one might have been forgiven for thinking that the reputation of Members of Parliament had reached a nadir, that it couldn't sink any lower. Since then the majority of the MPs who were the most implicated in the expenses scandal have ...
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