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
  • Unity: Parties divided

    Europe: How has the largest backbench rebellion of this Parliament affected perceptions of party unity?

  • Polling on Europe

    Our recent polls on the issue of Europe show just how much results can differ when measuring an issue's 'importance'

  • What will boundary review mean?

    This week the independent Boundary Commission for England has reported its provisional recommendations for changes to the Parliamentary boundaries ‒ the constituencies for which ...

  • 9/11: Ten years on

    Ten years on from the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre, the vast majority of British adults remember where they were when the ...

  • Abortion row

    Two in five Britons oppose the proposal by Conservative MP Nadine Dorries and Labour Frank Field MP that abortion counselling should be provided by ...

  • Labour's narrowing lead

    Yesterday's YouGov/Sun poll has topline figures of CON 37%, LAB 42%, LDEM 10%. The Labour lead is obvously bigger than the 1 point lead ...

  • Phone hacking scandal

    While the public inquiries and police investigations means the story is far from over, the phone hacking scandal has at least stopped dominating the ...

  • The 'women's vote'?

    Aside from the normal trackers, questions in this week’s poll largely cover representation of women in politics and educational issues.

  • The nation's important issues

    Our latest YouGov daily polling for the Sun has topline figures of Conservative 37%, Labour 42%, Liberal Democrats 8% and others on 13%. In ...

  • Labour's shrinking lead

    Today's daily polling for the Sun shows the Conservatives on 38%, Labour on 40% and the Liberal Democrats on 10%. Several of our daily ...