“The low point of the Conservative campaign has followed the manifesto launch,” we wrote. “The social care policy tanked, and Tory poll ratings fell with it.”
Posts Tagged: YouGov
What can parents do? Avoid reading Robin Hood as a bedtime story? I asked around, and came up with a few answers.
YouGov characterises those people who think democracy is more important than money as “extremists”.
We now have eleven runners and riders in our Next Tory Leader section…with another 15 candidates standing by. Watch this space.
Next Tory leader. A YouGov poll echoes ConHome’s survey result: Davis first, Johnson second, and none of the above beating both.
These are early days. But, on these findings, it isn’t worth commissioning expensive polls when one can simply read our survey each month for free.
The Queen’s Speech provides concrete facts to grip on to and analyse, and a clear indicator of how the Government intends to lead our country.
The crucial difference between a non-win this month and the win in 2015 was the failure of the Tory machine
May won five per cent more of the vote than Cameron did two years ago. The margin between having a majority and not having one was performance in marginal seats.
Often, the disagreements between the two old camps are less substantial than the disagreements erupting within each camp’s own tents.
Tom Hunt: Fox hunting. I was a candidate in an urban seat. And I can tell you that it did no real damage to our support.
May’s view had no impact on the polls. It was only later after the Conservative manifesto was published that our poll numbers begun to deteriorate.
The campaign has exposed weaknesses in the CCHQ machine. A new broom is required. But May has sent for the old one.
Conservative MPs do not believe that May can lead them into the next election. Nor, reluctantly, do we.
The Party is damned if she goes quickly, and damned if she doesn’t. And, all the while, the threat of a no confidence challenge hangs over her head.
No word of sympathy for Theresa May could be heard. The speculation was whether David Davis or Boris Johnson would succeed her.
Plus: An apology on behalf of the pundits, the press, the pollsters, the politicians and the parties for calling this election utterly, totally and completely wrong.
Today’s choice is between a woman who has grasped the scale and sweep of Brexit, and a man who has spent his entire career cuddling up to Britain’s enemies.
There is no point in any party piling up votes in its safer seats – assuming that voters vital to it, such as younger people in Labour’s case, turn out in large numbers in any event.