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
  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • Gov't tracker analysis - 24 Aug

    Today's voting intentions and Government approval ratings are the worst for the Conservatives since the election. The net Government approval rating is zero - ...

  • 100 days of the Coalition

    On Wednesday David Cameron will have been Prime Minister for 100 days. On behalf of the Sun newspaper, we asked the public how they ...

  • Liberal Democrats hit 12%

    Our latest voting intention figures for the Sunday Times have the Liberal Democrats at 12%, their lowest level of support since 2007 when the ...

  • Opposition to AV growing

    The latest YouGov polling shows support for the Alternative Vote in a referendum on voting change dropping to 39%, just one point ahead of ...

  • Post-budget reaction

    The Coalition Government's approval rating has risen by five points since yesterday's Budget. 46% said they approved of the Government's record so far, up ...