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
  • Defence review: reaction

    Today's daily voting intention figures for the Sun are Conservatives 42%, Labour 39% and the Liberal Democrats on 11%. Net Government approval stands at ... (Comments: 0)

  • Mayoral measures

    Boris Johnson is narrowly ahead of Ken Livingstone in the 2012 London mayoral race, our first poll of London residents on the issue shows. (Comments: 0)

  • Child benefits reaction

    Our latest poll for the Sun found overwhelming support for the principle of cutting child benefit for households where someone earns over £44,000. 83% ... (Comments: 0)

  • Lib Dem conference

    In advance of the Liberal Democrat's first party conference in power, (which finishes this Wednesday) we surveyed 566 Lib Dem party members. Members remain ... (Comments: 0)

  • Neck and neck

    Our latest YouGov/Sunday Times poll of Labour's leadership election college shows the race is neck and neck. Six weeks ago David Miliband was leading ... (Comments: 0)

  • Baby bounces

    Following the birth of David Cameron's baby daughter on Tuesday, there was also positive news for the Prime Minister in our daily polling figures. ... (Comments: 0)