John Humphrys - Politics and Decency : a Change of Era?
In her final major speech as prime minister, Theresa May made an appeal this week for decency in politics. Specifically, she pleaded the cause of compromise, a call mocked by her critics who claim she was notably unwilling to practise compromise herself. But her argument ranged more widely than that. She spoke of a ‘coarsening of debate’ in contemporary politics and one headline writer summed up her message to successors as ‘Stay Out of the Gutter’. So are we at risk of moving into an era of gutter politics? Indeed… are we already there?1 day ago
Tories want Boris for the long run, not just Brexit
But Jeremy Corbyn enjoys less support for both jobs among 2017 Labour voters1 day ago
Voting Intention: Con 25%, Lab 21%, Lib Dem 20%, Brex 19% (16-17 July)
Latest YouGov Westminster voting intention figures2 days ago
False recall, and how it affects polling
How the YouGov method avoids errors introduced by people’s faulty memories3 days ago
Voting Intention: Con 24%, Brex 21%, Lab 20%, Lib Dem 19% (9-10 July)
Latest YouGov Westminster voting intention figures8 days ago
John Humphrys - The Darroch Affair: Who Comes Out Well?
As the man didn’t quite say, a few days can be a long time in diplomacy. Less than a week ago, Sir Kim Darroch was secure in his position at the top of Britain’s Diplomatic Service, as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the United States of America.9 days ago
Does the Conservative Party have a problem with entryism?
Nearly 40,000 people have joined the Conservative party to get a vote in the leadership election - but they won’t change the result10 days ago
Meet the Lib Dem Leavers and Brexit Party Remainers
YouGov has conducted focus groups to understand those whose EU referendum vote and party alignment seem to conflict: Leave voters who vote for Remain parties, and Remain voters who now back Brexiteer parties.10 days ago
Boris Johnson holds his 48 point lead in the Conservative leadership election
With ballot papers landing on doormats this weekend, the latest YouGov/Times poll of Conservative party members shows Boris Johnson is still heading for a landslide victory in the ongoing leadership election.14 days ago
Voting Intention - Labour falls into 4th place
Today’s YouGov poll shows that, for the first time ever, Labour has fallen into fourth place with just 18% of the vote. The Conservative’s lead on 24%, with the Brexit party on 23%, the Lib Dems on 20%, and the Green’s on 9%.16 days ago