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
  • Voting intention analysis

    This morning's voting intention figures for the Sun are Conservative 40%, Labour 40% and Liberal Democrats 11%. This is the first time that Labour ...

  • 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 ...

  • 'Unavoidable cuts'?

    Our latest poll for the Sun assesses public opinion on the cuts ahead of tomorrow's comprehensive spending review. Key points

  • 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.

  • Government approval at -7

    Today’s daily poll for the Sun has voting intentions of CON 41%, LAB 40%, LD 11%. Net government approval has dropped to minus 7. ...

  • 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% ...

  • Analysis: Latest voting intention

    YouGov's latest poll for the Sun shows voting intention at Conservative 39%, Labour 40%, Liberal Democrats 12%. This is the first time that we ...

  • Labour's southern problem

    Tomorrow Labour will announce the winner of their leadership election, and our last poll showed David and Ed Miliband neck and neck amongst the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...