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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Pimhole is an area of Bury, just off the M66. More relevantly though, it was used in a Fry and Laurie sketch way back ...

  • Anthony Wells looks back at the 2010 polls, and forward to 2011. The Conservative party's support has been surprisingly resiliant since entering government. While ...

  • At the beginning of the year, we re-asked some questions on where people view the parties, the party leaders and themselves on the left-right ...

  • AV or FPTP: Anthony Wells looks at the latest results as race between Yes and No campaigns tightens Our latest figures on voting intention ...

  • Public attitudes to the spending cuts remain the defining feature in the current political landscape. Carrying them out is the biggest challenge for the ...