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 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 ... (Comments: 0)

  • Labour surges ahead

    This morning's poll has voting intentions of Conservative 36%, Labour 44% and Liberal Democrat 9%. This is the highest Labour lead our daily polling ... (Comments: 0)

  • The nation's issues

    The latest voting intention figures in our daily polls for the Sun have the Conservatives on 39%, Labour on 44% and the Liberal Democrats ... (Comments: 0)

  • Labour still leading

    The latest voting intention figures from our daily poll for the Sun have the Conservatives on 37%, Labour on 43% and the Liberal Democrats ... (Comments: 0)

  • Lib Dems rise to 11%

    Today's YouGov/Sun voting intention figures are CON 37%, LAB 42%, LDEM 11%. This is the highest level of Liberal Democrat support we have recorded ... (Comments: 0)

  • Balls is a better bet

    Ed Balls is seen as a stronger contender for Chancellor than his predecessor Alan Johnson, finds our poll for the Sunday Times. Balls immediately ... (Comments: 0)

  • Labour's loss

    In losing Alan Johnson, Ed Miliband has lost one of Labour's biggest assets. Johnson had attracted criticism in the political media for a series ... (Comments: 0)