Did The Old Really 'Shaft' The Young Over Brexit?

Andrew Hawkins | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Politics
Andrew Hawkins

If young people really do feel 'shafted', they have largely their own age group to blame - while turnout among 18-24s was at a high level (64%), among those aged 65+ it was 25% points higher at a massive 89%.

These Final General Election Polls Could Change The Way You Vote

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK

A series of last minute General Election polls have all concluded that the Conservatives should be the victors today, but according to one poll the ga...

How ComRes Selected The Audience For The BBC Debate

Andrew Hawkins | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Politics
Andrew Hawkins

Audience members were contacted by telephone and rescreened on several key questions to ensure consistency between those and their initial answers. This enabled us to identify inconsistencies and potentially to exclude those individuals from the audience. The ComRes team checked audience members in before the debate and confirmed yet again the screening criteria.

Revealed: How That 'Biased' BBC Audience Was Really Selected

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK

The polling company tasked with ensuring the audience of Wednesday’s BBC Election debate was balanced and fair has responded to claims of left-wing ...

Tories Have Double The Support Of Labour, New Poll Reveals

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.04.2017 | UK

Theresa May goes into the general election on June 8 with a big lead over Labour, according to a clutch of new polls, with one showing half of all vot...

Recovery in the Polls: Predicting the London Mayor Election Result

Kenneth Bunker | Posted 13.05.2017 | UK Politics
Kenneth Bunker

Are the pollsters in the clear? Not yet. After the huge defeat in the Westminster elections they will have to prove that they will get better. The London Mayoral election shows a positive advance in a short period of time. However, they will only face the real test in the next UK parliamentary elections. Until then, pollsters have time to improve their methods.

Is Jeremy Corbyn Really As Unpopular As Michael Gove?

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 14.02.2016 | UK Politics

An opinion poll has showed Jeremy Corbyn is as unpopular with the public as Tory minister Michael Gove. A ComRes survey for the Independent on Sund...

Pollwatch: Centre Ground or No Man's Land? The Guerrilla's Election

Andy White | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Politics
Andy White

In many ways the 2015 General Election has now taken on the qualities of a guerrilla campaign. Attacks and mishaps that would cause serious damage to a regular force are brushed off by the plucky insurgents of Ukip, the SNP and the Greens, who know their terrain and often have the mobility to evade their more powerful but cumbersome opponents.

Being There for People Who Have Been Bereaved

Joe Levenson | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK
Joe Levenson

One hundred years after the outbreak of the First World War, which contributed to a major shift in cultural attitudes and practices relating to death and mourning, with discussing dying increasingly becoming a taboo, many British people remain deeply uneasy talking about bereavement.

This May Be The Most Confused Question In British Politics

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron's feud with Brussels escalated today as incoming European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker told one of his team to "promote free...

The Queen Vs Wills - Who's More Popular?

PA | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK

Britons prefer Prince William to the Queen, according to an opinion poll - but both royals are significantly more popular than the UK's best-known pol...

Polls Put Ukip In First Place...And Third Place

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Politics

Two polls have been published giving completely different forecasts for how Ukip will perform in Thursday's European elections. A ComRes survey for...

New Poll Gives Ukip And Nigel Farage Post-Debate Boost

Press Association | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK

Support for Ukip has increased to 20% after Nigel Farage's head-to-head debates with Nick Clegg over the EU, while the Conservatives have scored their...

Ukip To Top European Elections, According To ComRes Poll

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip will win the elections to the European Parliament in May, according to a new ComRes poll. Commissioned by The Independent On Sunday and Sunday Mi...

Voters Believe Welfare State Will Be Gone In A Generation, According To ComRes Poll

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK

Most voters believe the welfare state will have shrunk or be almost wiped out within a generation, polling has found. Some 87% of adults think the sys...

Labour Only One Point Ahead In ComRes Poll For Independent

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Politics

A new ComRes poll for The Independent will make difficult reading for Ed Miliband, with Labour's lead over the Conservatives cut to a single point. Pu...

Tories Narrow Gap To Labour

PA | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Politics

People believe their families would be better off under Labour but back the Conservatives to keep the economy growing, a new poll has revealed. The...

Ukip Has Never Been So Popular

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Politics

Support for the UK Independence Party has reached a record 19%, according to a poll which saw both Labour and the Tories losing ground. Labour was dow...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Come 2015, It'll Be 'Time For A Change'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on 30 April 2013... 1) COME 2015, IT'LL BE 'TIME FOR A CHANGE' The right-wing media echo chamber keeps telling u...

Another Poll Blow For Tories

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Politics

The Conservatives have suffered more grim opinion poll news after a surge by the UK Independence Party ate into its support and increased Labour's lea...

Falklanders Set For Referendum On Sovereignty

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK

As Falkland Islanders prepare to vote in a referendum on the future sovereignty of the South Atlantic archipelago, a ComRes poll for ITV News found si...

Lib Dem Slump Firms Up Ukip's Third Place Poll Position

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Politics

Labour maintained a five-point lead in the latest national opinion poll but the Liberal Democrats slumped to 8% as the UK Independence Party consolida...

Cameron's Plan For EU Referendum Would Slash Ukip Support

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron could slash Ukip's support by more than a third if he promises an in-out referendum on EU membership, according to a poll. Research b...

Good News, Nigel?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Politics

The UK Independence Party has surged to a record poll rating - knocking the Liberal Democrats into fourth place. The ComRes poll for The Independen...

Labour Leap To Highest Lead Since 2010

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK Politics

Labour has risen to its highest lead in popularity over the Conservatives since the 2010 general election, a new ComRes poll has shown. Tuesday's p...