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
  • 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 ... (Comments: 0)

  • 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 ... (Comments: 0)

  • 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 ... (Comments: 0)

  • 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. (Comments: 0)

  • Tomorrow Labour will announce the winner of their leadership election, and our last poll showed David and Ed Miliband neck and neck amongst the ... (Comments: 0)

  • YouGov's first polling for the 2012 London mayoral election has Boris Johnson only narrowly ahead on first preferences. In London's Westminster voting intention, Labour ... (Comments: 0)

  • Our latest poll for the Sun assesses public opinion on the cuts ahead of tomorrow's comprehensive spending review. 60% of respondents saw the spending ... (Comments: 0)