• Details of the polling Inquiry
    The day after the election the British Polling Council announced it was going to have an inquiry into what went wrong with the polls, we’ve ...
  • Polling in the coming weeks
    Opinion polls are a little light at the moment, and probably will be for the next few weeks. Even at the best of times there ...
  • Spreadsheet of the General Election Results
    A few people have asked me if I know where there is a spreadsheet of the general election results available so they can crunch the ...
  • The mountain facing Labour
    Stephen Bush over at the New Statesman has written an interesting article about the mountain that faces Labour at the next election. I’ve now had ...
  • The polling post-mortem – some pollsters’ thoughts
    We don’t have any more information on how the British Polling Council’s review of the election polls will progress beyond it being chaired by Pat ...
  • Liz Kendall for Prime Minister
    I’m going to be putting this blog to sleep for a while.  That’s because I’ve decided to support Liz Kendall for Leader of the Labour ...
  • Together, in the National Interest?
    The Conservative party could cause Labour real problems by making a ‘big, open offer’. They won’t. On May 7th 2010, David Cameron made the smartest move ...
  • Putting the Boots in.
    As I grew up in Nottingham, I’m a big supporter of Boots. Raleigh bikes too. (I have mixed feelings about John Player). So when it ...
  • Who are you trying to persuade?
    Winning elections is about two pretty simple things. You’re either trying to change a voter’s mind about you or, if they like you just fine already,  giving them ...
  • Is silence the price of loyalty?
    I am finding it harder and harder to write on politics as we approach the election. This is because, believe it or not, I really want the Labour ...
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