Tanya is Research Director of Political and Social Research and joined YouGov in 2011. Tanya’s experience includes working on the UK’s general elections and referendums since 2014. Her focus is on international politics, social and development topics, and she works with a range of academic and non-governmental bodies such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and UCL.
Tanya holds degrees from the University of Birmingham and University College London.
Half of ethnic minority Britons lack confidence in police to deal with local crime
A further two in five say crime in their local area has increased over the last few years15 May 2023
What do ethnic minority Britons think of the monarchy and royal family?
Ethnic minority Britons are divided about the monarchy in terms of its overall image and the future03 May 2023
More than half of ethnic minority Britons do not trust the Metropolitan Police
There is also little confidence in the force to address issues of racism, homophobia and misogyny20 Apr 2023
Seven in ten Britons still have a negative view of politics
After a tumultuous year in politics saw two prime ministers ousted, a disastrous mini-budget and the start of many public sector strikes, YouGov research reviews the state of politics according to the British public02 Feb 2023
Is it fair for parents to use their contacts to help their children get a job?
Whilst the majority of Britons say they would arrange some type of professional prospect for their children, temporary work or introductions are considered more acceptable than permanent jobs09 Dec 2022
Majority of ethnic minority Britons don’t feel that MPs are representative of the wider population
Only a third think ethnic minority representation in the Commons has improved in recent years28 Oct 2022
What do the public think of MPs who defect?
People are almost three times more likely to have negative than positive views of Labour MPs abandoning the party for the Conservatives26 Aug 2022
How significant do Tory members think it is that the next PM will be a woman or ethnic minority?
Around three in ten think it noteworthy that the next party leader will be a woman or from an ethnic minority19 Aug 2022
Three in four have a negative view of politics in Britain today
New YouGov research explores attitudes towards the state of today’s politics15 Feb 2022
How do ethnic minority Britons feel about the term ‘BAME’?
There is a tendency to see the term as unrepresentative and impractical18 Jan 2022