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
  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Rising support for 'others'

    Our latest daily voting intention figures for the Sun yesterday showed the Conservatives on 37%, Labour on 42%, the Liberal Democrats on 9% and ...

  • Coalition coordination

    An electoral pact between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats is a question that won't seem to go away. Repeatedly dismissed by Clegg and Cameron ...

  • Labour’s widening lead

    The last voting intention figures in the YouGov/Sun daily poll show the Conservatives on 37%, Labour on 42% and the Liberal Democrats on 9%.

  • Labour take 7 point lead

    Our latest voting intention poll for the Sun has the Conservatives on 36%, Labour on 43% and the Liberal Democrats on 9%.

  • Forced choices

    Our latest daily voting intention shows the Conservatives at 40%, Labour at 41% and the Liberal Democrats at 7% - the second time in ...

  • Public turning against cuts

    The latest voting intention figures in our daily YouGov/Sun poll show the Conservatives on 40%, Labour on 43% and the Liberal Democrats on 8%. ...

  • Lib Dems drop to 7%

    Our latest voting intention figures for the Sun show the Conservatives at 39%, Labour at 43% and the Liberal Democrats at just 7%. This ...