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
  • Our latest poll for the Sun assesses public opinion on the cuts ahead of tomorrow's comprehensive spending review. 60% of respondents saw the spending ...

  • Pimhole is an area of Bury, just off the M66. More relevantly though, it was used in a Fry and Laurie sketch way back ...

  • Anthony Wells looks back at the 2010 polls, and forward to 2011. The Conservative party's support has been surprisingly resiliant since entering government. While ...

  • At the beginning of the year, we re-asked some questions on where people view the parties, the party leaders and themselves on the left-right ...

  • AV or FPTP: Anthony Wells looks at the latest results as race between Yes and No campaigns tightens Our latest figures on voting intention ...

  • Public attitudes to the spending cuts remain the defining feature in the current political landscape. Carrying them out is the biggest challenge for the ...

  • 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 ...