Brits Believe Traditional Media Mattered More In The 2017 General Election

Darren Yaxley | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Politics
Darren Yaxley

While Brits clearly believe that traditional newspapers had some influence in the election, they felt social media also did as well. Over four in ten (44%) of the general population ad almost six in ten (58%) 18-24 year olds believe that the result of the election would have been quite different had social media not been a factor.

Brexit Is Worth Family Members Losing Their Jobs, Say Leave Voters Over 65

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Politics

Half of Leave voters over the age of 65 would be happy for their family members to lose their jobs in order to ensure Brexit goes ahead. A YouGov poll...

Labour Won Much More Than The Under-25 Vote, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn’s appeal appears to stretch well beyond the young people credited with fueling Labour’s election surge, a pollster has calculated as...

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...

The Waugh Zone Friday June 2, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. YAH, WOBBLE Less than a week to go now, folks. The general election caravan moves to York tonight for the BBC Question Time special featuring T...

Poll Shows Labour Has Narrowed Tory Poll Lead To Just Three Points

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Politics

Labour has closed the gap with the Conservatives to just three points, according to a new poll. With just one week left until the June 8 vote, a YouGo...

Pound Slips Following Projection Predicting Hung Parliament

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK

The pound has slid against the euro and the dollar following the publication of a new projection which predicted the Tories could lose their majority ...

Pollster Points To Tory Losses And Hung Parliament In Election Shocker

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK

The Conservative Party is at risk of losing its majority at the election according to a shock projection by a leading pollster. A YouGov constituency-...

Tory Poll Lead Over Labour Closed To Just Five Points

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK

Theresa May’s lead over Jeremy Corbyn has been slashed to just five points, meaning the Conservative Party’s lead has crashed since the start of t...

Did Trump Just Insult The UK With An Upside-Down Flag?

Mark Hillary | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Politics
Mark Hillary

It might seem trivial to many that the flag is displayed correctly, the British flag is often displayed upside down because many people assume the design is symmetrical, but the Brexit debate means that British people may soon need to have a more intimate understanding of their flag.

Latest Polls Give Jeremy Corbyn's Labour A Boost In Closing Gap Against Tories

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK

Labour has been given a significant boost in two general election polls out today, prompting Jeremy Corbyn supporters to “keep up the fight”. An ...

These Three New Brexit 'Tribes' Will Give The Tories An Election 'Landslide' Win

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK

Voters have drifted away from the binary ‘Remain’ and ‘Leave’ split over Brexit and instead now fall into three categories - helping the Torie...

Even Popular Polices Aren't Enough For Labour To Win, Pollsters say

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK

After a difficult day dealing with Labour’s manifesto being leaked, Jeremy Corbyn said its polices were “very popular”. During his calamitous le...

More Of Us Regret Brexit Than Support It, For First Time Since Referendum

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK

More people now oppose Brexit than support it for the first time since the referendum, a poll has revealed. A total of 45% say the vote to leave was w...

Tories Set To Replace Labour As Biggest Party In Wales - Poll

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour are set to be toppled by the Tories as the biggest party in Wales, according to a shock new poll. The ITV Wales/YouGov survey...

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...

The State Of The Parties At The Start Of The Campaign

Joe Twyman | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Politics
Joe Twyman

Both the recent reporting and the latest polling data suggests that Theresa May has called an election because she wants to win a large majority - possibly three figures. All the polling currently points to a big win for the Conservatives. They are more than 20 points ahead of Labour and well into the 40% range it is assumed is needed for victory. This has been the case for some time.

John McDonnell: 'I Don't Believe The Polls'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Politics

John McDonnell has said the polls that show the Conservative Party has a commanding lead over Labour are wrong. “I don’t believe the polls. They g...

How Many Dates Should You Wait Before Having Sex With Someone?

Matthew Smith | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Smith

Despite not being the most popular option for men or women, the "three date rule" is more popular when Brits think about other people's romantic entanglements. When asked how many times they thought a newly dating couple should go out before having sex for the first time, 16% of Brits gave three dates as the most appropriate milestone, including 18% of men and 14% of women.

We're Having More 'Life Saving' Conversations Than Ever About Our Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK

More people are having “life-saving” conversations about their mental health - but men and older people are far less likely to do so, a landmark s...

Leave Voters' Vision For Post-Brexit Britain Is Literally 1965

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK

New poll results released on Brexit Day give a fascinating and terrifying glimpse into what Leave voters want post-Brexit Britain to look like. The Yo...

What If Brexit Negotiations Fail?

Anthony Wells | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Politics
Anthony Wells

The government's Brexit negotiating position is ambitious - how would the British public feel if the EU offered the UK less favourable terms?

Almost Half Of Brits Think The Trump State Visit Should Go Ahead

Matthew Smith | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Politics
Matthew Smith

New YouGov data shows that just under half (49%) of Britons believe Donald Trump's proposed state visit later this year should go ahead, while over a third (36%) want it cancelled. The visit, which will see the new president meet with the Queen, has provoked mass protests in the UK and has seen nearly 1.7million people sign the petition calling for the plug to be pulled on Trump's trip. It follows the president's controversial order banning refugees from various countries entering the US.

This Is How Many People *Actually* Want A Hard Brexit

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK

Tim Farron has slammed Theresa May’s Brexit plan as a “theft of democracy” - but now research has revealed just how many Brits actually want a s...

Academics' Survey Shows Little Support For Higher Education Bill

Sally Hunt | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK Politics
Sally Hunt

To protect our students and the global reputation enjoyed by UK universities, we must have more rigorous quality measures applied before any new provider is allowed to access either degree awarding powers or state funding via the student loans system. And it's time for a major rethink on the Tef, which cannot be successful while so many question its value. Let's hope the minister is in listening mode.