Anthony Wells

Director of Political and Social Research
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Anthony Wells is  Director of YouGov's political and social opinion polling and currently runs their media polling operation for the Sun and Sunday Times. Anthony also runs the UKPollingReport website; an independent blog on opinion ...

Anthony Wells is  Director of YouGov's political and social opinion polling and currently runs their media polling operation for the Sun and Sunday Times.

Anthony also runs the UKPollingReport website; an independent blog on opinion polling that was one of the most popular blogs during the 2010 election and is a widely used source for academics and journalists.

Prior to joining YouGov in 2005 he worked in the Leader of the Opposition’s Office for William Hague, Iain Duncan Smith and Michael Howard. He holds a degree in British Politics and Legislative Studies from the University of Hull.

You can find Anthony on Twitter @anthonyjwells.

Articles by Anthony Wells
  • The Scottish vote

    Last week the SNP achieved a landslide victory in the Scottish Parliamentary elections, but this does not necessarily translate into widespread support for Scottish ...

  • Lib Dems: Support for Coalition

    Following the party's widespread losses in the local elections YouGov has polled Liberal Democrat party members on their views of the Coalition. Our survey ...

  • 'NO' takes 16 point lead

    YouGov's latest polling on the AV referendum shows the NO campaign opening up a clear lead over YES. Taking into account people's likelihood to ...

  • NO campaign edges ahead

    The latest YouGov poll on the AV referendum shows the NO campaign ahead for the first time when we have asked people just the ...

  • Libya: Public opinion turning

    Public opinion is starting to move against our involvement in Libya. Since bombing began, we have been asking daily whether people think it is ...

  • Libya: Tracking opinion

    Our latest voting intention figures in our daily polling for the Sun have the Conservatives on 37%, Labour on 42% and the Liberal Democrats ...

  • The May elections

    As well as the referendum on electoral reform, the 5th of May will also see most of the country go to the polls for ...

  • Analysis: Opinions on Libya

    The headline figures on whether people support the military action in Libya are somewhat contradictory. In our daily polling for the Sun we found ...

  • Labour's growing lead

    The latest voting intention figures in our daily polling for the Sun have topline figures of Conservative 35%, Labour 43%, Liberal Democrat 10%. Over ...

  • 'Other' parties hit 14%

    Today's daily YouGov tracker for the Sun has topline voting intentions of Conservative 36%, Labour 42%, Liberal Democrats 9% and others on 14%. This ...