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
  • 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 ...

  • '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 ...