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Posts Tagged: YouGov
James Frayne: May is right to drop her vote on the hunting ban – it should never have been in the manifesto in the first place
At best, people don’t think about the issue. But as soon as they do, they overwhelmingly support the ban. A vote would have been hugely damaging.
Fresh research bolsters ConservativeHome’s case for a new Chairman and urgent Party reform – and offers a glimmer of hope.
James Frayne: Westminster’s reputation is already so poor that the harassment scandal won’t change voters’ opinions
The allegations are dreadful, and must be dealt with, but the grim truth is that few people will be surprised by them.
The Conservatives’ best chance of a majority is by winning over working class voters – who overwhelmingly and strongly oppose this daft policy.
“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.”
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.