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 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 ...

  • Labour lead still strong

    The latest YouGov voting intention figures for the Sun show the Conservatives on 34%, Labour on 43% and the Liberal Democrats on 11%.

  • The 2010 election in hindsight

    Nine months after the General Election, we have asked about people’s opinions on the result in hindsight. Do they think Labour deserved to lose, ...

  • Doubt for 'Big Society'

    The latest voting intentions from our YouGov/Sun daily tracker poll have the Conservatives on 36%, Labour on 44% and the Liberal Democrats on 10%. ...

  • The race to London mayor

    The latest YouGov polling from London gives Labour a 16 point lead in Westminster voting intentions, but shows Boris Johnson and Ken Livingstone are ...

  • Tories starting to suffer

    Today's voting intention figures for the Sun have voting intention at Conservative 36%, Labour 43% and the Liberal Democrats at 10%.

  • AV and FPTP neck and neck

    Our latest figures on voting intention in the referendum on the Alternative Vote show a significant narrowing of the No campaign's lead, with the ...