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Scotsman
Holyrood 2016: Labour voters less left-wing than SNP, finds studypayments for people in Scotland with disabilities should be increased”, compare
Holyrood 2016: Labour voters less left-wing than SNP, finds study
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
payments for people in Scotland with disabilities should be increased”, compared with 56 per cent of Labour voters. John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University, said: “On a number of key issues, Labour voters are apparently... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP and Labour clash over health spendingfound, but SNP voters were more strongly in favour of increased benefits, radic
SNP and Labour clash over health spending
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
found, but SNP voters were more strongly in favour of increased benefits, radical land reform and free university tuition. John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde, said: "On a number of key issues, Labour voters are apparently less keen... Read more
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Scotsman
Study finds Labour voters less left-wing than SNP supporterspayments for people in Scotland with disabilities should be increased”, compare
Study finds Labour voters less left-wing than SNP supporters
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
payments for people in Scotland with disabilities should be increased”, compared with 56 per cent of Labour voters. John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University, said: “On a number of key issues, Labour voters are apparently... Read more
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The New Statesman
Winning University Challenge, googling my eyebrows, and inspiring girls to be swotswhen the SDP-Liberal Alliance surged. On 5 May, Labour is forecast to break th
Winning University Challenge, googling my eyebrows, and inspiring girls to be swots
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
when the SDP-Liberal Alliance surged. On 5 May, Labour is forecast to break this 31-year record. Based on current polling, John Curtice, the doyen of British psephology, predicts that the party will lose 170 councillors. If so, Labour will not be a... Read more
3d
The New Statesman
However Labour performs in the elections, Jeremy Corbyn will be leader for as long as he wantswhen the SDP-Liberal Alliance surged. On 5 May, Labour is forecast to break th
However Labour performs in the elections, Jeremy Corbyn will be leader for as long as he wants
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
when the SDP-Liberal Alliance surged. On 5 May, Labour is forecast to break this 31-year record. Based on current polling, John Curtice, the doyen of British psephology, predicts that the party will lose 170 councillors. If so, Labour will not be a... Read more
3d
The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | The new facismbecome the first opposition party since 1985 to lose seats in a non-general-ele
In this week's magazine | The new facism
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
become the first opposition party since 1985 to lose seats in a non-general-election year: Based on current polling, John Curtice, the doyen of British psephology, predicts that the party will lose 170 councillors. If so, Labour will not be a... Read more
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express
Labour rebels sharpen knives as Corbyn prepares for local election WIPEOUTas yet at least, Mr Corbyn has yet to find a formula that makes Labour look as
Labour rebels sharpen knives as Corbyn prepares for local election WIPEOUT
express / Posted 5 days ago
as yet at least, Mr Corbyn has yet to find a formula that makes Labour look as thought it could return to power Professor John Curtice, president of the British Polling Council With Labour currently trailing the Tories by two opinion points,... Read more
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International Business Times
Polls show Labour set for historic losses at local council elections in May for more than three decades. In Jeremy Corbyn's biggest political test since h
Polls show Labour set for historic losses at local council elections in May
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
for more than three decades. In Jeremy Corbyn's biggest political test since he took over the leadership, Professor John Curtice of Strathclyde University said polls showed that Labour is set to lose 170 councillors as well as control of key... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon: 2nd Scottish indyref after Brexit would be ‘tough call’has dipped from 52% who said they would vote for independence if the UK left th
Nicola Sturgeon: 2nd Scottish indyref after Brexit would be ‘tough call’
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
has dipped from 52% who said they would vote for independence if the UK left the EU in a similar poll in January. John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University, told the Sunday Times: “Although Scotland apparently remains... Read more
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heraldscotland
Battle for second Holyrood vote of Scottish independence supportersMay, and I have typically found it to understate election outcomes for the SNP)
Battle for second Holyrood vote of Scottish independence supporters
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
May, and I have typically found it to understate election outcomes for the SNP). Bu take your pick - Weber Shandwick, or John Curtice, following Curtice's analysis it is clear that if this comes about as seems very likely they would win very few... Read more
7d
Daily Mail
Boris rage at 'ridiculous weird Obama'referendum campaign, with some 'Remain' supporters predicting a decisive 60-40
Boris rage at 'ridiculous weird Obama'
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
referendum campaign, with some 'Remain' supporters predicting a decisive 60-40 victory. Respected poll expert Professor John Curtice said yesterday that the 'Remain' camp made 'significant progress' last week but the race was 'far from... Read more
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9d
Daily Record
Shock poll shows Scottish Labour could finish behind Tories at Holyrood electionwill come second, with only 21 per cent believing Davidson can pull off an asto
Shock poll shows Scottish Labour could finish behind Tories at Holyrood election
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
will come second, with only 21 per cent believing Davidson can pull off an astonishing victory. Polling expert Professor John Curtice said: “Despite Kezia ­Dugdale’s efforts, today’s poll shows Labour have still not shaken off the Tory challenge... Read more
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10d
Scotsman
Call for Scottish Parliament second chamberby a system where one party has a near-guaranteed place in government.” It fol
Call for Scottish Parliament second chamber
Scotsman / Posted 10 days ago
by a system where one party has a near-guaranteed place in government.” It follows an ERS Scotland briefing by Professor John Curtice suggesting the SNP was poised to do so well on May 5 that a second list vote for the party may be... Read more
10d
EveningTimes Online
SNP unstoppable and Labour heading for worst defeat in "boring election"heading for an easy Scottish election win and Labour its worst result in its hi
SNP unstoppable and Labour heading for worst defeat in "boring election"
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 days ago
heading for an easy Scottish election win and Labour its worst result in its history according to polling expert Professor John Curtice. The Strathclyde University academic said the analysis of polling shows the SNP on course for 71 seats. His... Read more
10d
EveningTimes Online
Poll of polls shows SNP unstoppable and Labour heading for worst defeat says Professor John Curticeheading for an easy Scottish election win and Labour its worst result in its hi
Poll of polls shows SNP unstoppable and Labour heading for worst defeat says Professor John Curtice
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 days ago
heading for an easy Scottish election win and Labour its worst result in its history according to polling expert Professor John Curtice. The Strathclyde University academic said the analysis of polling shows the SNP on course for 71 seats. His... Read more
11d
heraldscotland
Sturgeon warns SNP voters not to play "game of chance" with electoral systemJohn Curtice, the UK’s leading polling expert, said at the weekend that pro-ind
Sturgeon warns SNP voters not to play "game of chance" with electoral system
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
John Curtice, the UK’s leading polling expert, said at the weekend that pro-independence voters may be wise to split their vote, with the SNP predicted to dominate constituencies meaning it is likely to pick up only a small handful of regional seats... Read more
11d
Daily Telegraph
Nicola Sturgeon: M9 crash deaths my lowest point as First Ministervery deeply." Opinion polls give the SNP a commanding lead in both the constit
Nicola Sturgeon: M9 crash deaths my lowest point as First Minister
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
very deeply." Opinion polls give the SNP a commanding lead in both the constituency and regional list votes but Professor John Curtice, Britain’s leading psephologist, has said that Holyrood’s complicated election system means nationalists may be... Read more
12d
Daily Record
Our daily round up of all the big political news as the election draws neareryet. Cart before horse?Both votes SNP - one vote wasted? It won't go down well
Our daily round up of all the big political news as the election draws nearer
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
yet. Cart before horse?Both votes SNP - one vote wasted? It won't go down well with the SNP faithful, but election expert John Curtice says a vote for the Nationalists on the regional ballot might be "wasted" in May. He says it might only be... Read more
12d
EveningTimes Online
Political event in Glasgow will ask whether Scotland has a 'predominant party problem'Angela Haggerty. The new report comes after a pre-election briefing from ERS S
Political event in Glasgow will ask whether Scotland has a 'predominant party problem'
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
Angela Haggerty. The new report comes after a pre-election briefing from ERS Scotland and leading political scientist John Curtice predicted that the SNP will win a second consecutive majority based on current polling trends. Willie Sullivan,... Read more
13d
Scotsman
Scottish Labour’s Kezia Dugdale to unveil pro-unions billof a report suggesting that a vote for the SNP on the regional list ballot migh
Scottish Labour’s Kezia Dugdale to unveil pro-unions bill
Scotsman / Posted 13 days ago
of a report suggesting that a vote for the SNP on the regional list ballot might be “wasted”. The paper, by Professor John Curtice for the Electoral Reform Society Scotland, argued that the SNP is projected to do so well in constituency... Read more
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13d
Scotsman
Holyrood 2016: Tories and Labour neck and neck in race for secondsuggesting that a vote for the SNP on the regional list ballot might be “wasted
Holyrood 2016: Tories and Labour neck and neck in race for second
Scotsman / Posted 13 days ago
suggesting that a vote for the SNP on the regional list ballot might be “wasted”. The paper by psephologist Professor John Curtice for the Electoral Reform Society (ERS) Scotland argues that the SNP is projected to do so well in constituency... Read more
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13d
EveningTimes Online
Tories and Labour neck and neck in Scottish election race, says new pollsuggesting that a vote for the SNP on the regional list ballot might be "wasted
Tories and Labour neck and neck in Scottish election race, says new poll
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
suggesting that a vote for the SNP on the regional list ballot might be "wasted". The paper by psephologist Professor John Curtice for the Electoral Reform Society (ERS) Scotland argues that the SNP is projected to do so well in constituency... Read more
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13d
heraldscotland
Scottish Tories and Labour neck and neck in election race, new poll suggestssuggesting that a vote for the SNP on the regional list ballot might be "wasted
Scottish Tories and Labour neck and neck in election race, new poll suggests
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
suggesting that a vote for the SNP on the regional list ballot might be "wasted". The paper by psephologist Professor John Curtice for the Electoral Reform Society (ERS) Scotland argues that the SNP is projected to do so well in constituency... Read more
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14d
heraldscotland
New study claims: independence supporters should not cast second vote for SNP at Holyrood electionput again, it will need a broad platform with non-SNP voices such as the Greens
New study claims: independence supporters should not cast second vote for SNP at Holyrood election
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
put again, it will need a broad platform with non-SNP voices such as the Greens.” Prominent Rise candidate Cat Boyd said: “John Curtice has made the case that we need to vote with our heads as well as our hearts. I'd rather people voted for Rise on... Read more
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15d
Channel NewsAsia
Johnson hails 'glorious' Brexit as G20 issues warningI'm not sure that's true because I think when the reality dawns that it can be
Johnson hails 'glorious' Brexit as G20 issues warning
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
I'm not sure that's true because I think when the reality dawns that it can be risky, they'll turn out." However, John Curtice of Strathclyde University, Britain's leading poll expert, said the evidence available so far consistently points... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Johnson hails 'glorious' Brexit as G20 issues warningI'm not sure that's true because I think when the reality dawns that it can be
Johnson hails 'glorious' Brexit as G20 issues warning
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
I'm not sure that's true because I think when the reality dawns that it can be risky, they'll turn out." However, John Curtice of Strathclyde University, Britain's leading poll expert, said the evidence available so far consistently points... Read more
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15d
TheBull
Battle lines drawn as Britain squares up for EU voteevidence as we do have consistently points to 'Leave' voters reporting on being
Battle lines drawn as Britain squares up for EU vote
TheBull / Posted 15 days ago
evidence as we do have consistently points to 'Leave' voters reporting on being keener to make it to the polls," said John Curtice of Strathclyde University, Britain's leading poll expert. "Leave" campaigners took heart from the fact that... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Battle lines drawn as Britain squares up for EU voteevidence as we do have consistently points to 'Leave' voters reporting on being
Battle lines drawn as Britain squares up for EU vote
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
evidence as we do have consistently points to 'Leave' voters reporting on being keener to make it to the polls," said John Curtice of Strathclyde University, Britain's leading poll expert. "Leave" campaigners took heart from the fact that... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scots more politically engaged than rest of UK since independence referendum, report saysintervening months there will be elections to the Scottish Parliament and the E
Scots more politically engaged than rest of UK since independence referendum, report says
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
intervening months there will be elections to the Scottish Parliament and the EU referendum.” The respected psephologist John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University, said: “We have had some hard evidence that the referendum left... Read more
17d
heraldscotland
Scots' passion for politics has grown since independence poll and is much higher than that in England, says reportintervening months there will be elections to the Scottish Parliament and the E
Scots' passion for politics has grown since independence poll and is much higher than that in England, says report
heraldscotland / Posted 17 days ago
intervening months there will be elections to the Scottish Parliament and the EU referendum.” The respected psephologist John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University, said: “We have had some hard evidence that the referendum left... Read more
17d
heraldscotland
Tory manifesto 'designed to win over Labour voters'after trailing the previous month. With the Nationalists remaining a long way
Tory manifesto 'designed to win over Labour voters'
heraldscotland / Posted 17 days ago
after trailing the previous month. With the Nationalists remaining a long way in front, polling expert Professor John Curtice predicted a parliament of 70 SNP MSPs, 24 Labour, 23 Conservatives, eight Greens and four Liberal Democrats on... Read more
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heraldscotland
Tories demand £1bn to improve cold, damp homes as Ruth Davidson launches manifesto aimed at winning over Labour votersafter trailing the previous month. With the Nationalists remaining a long way
Tories demand £1bn to improve cold, damp homes as Ruth Davidson launches manifesto aimed at winning over Labour voters
heraldscotland / Posted 18 days ago
after trailing the previous month. With the Nationalists remaining a long way in front, polling expert Professor John Curtice predicted a parliament of 70 SNP MSPs, 24 Labour, 23 Conservatives, eight Greens and four Liberal Democrats on... Read more
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18d
Ghanaweb.com
'Ban homosexuality': Half of UK muslimsoutside of the largest and most expensive surveys conducted by the UK governmen
'Ban homosexuality': Half of UK muslims
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 18 days ago
outside of the largest and most expensive surveys conducted by the UK government," ICM Director Martin Boon told CNN. John Curtice, president of the British Polling Council, told CNN that ICM had followed standard methods of polling ethnic... Read more
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18d
Daily Record
Voters think Ruth Davidson 'would make a better leader of the opposition'down one and Labour up two, putting them at 18% and 19% respectively. The SNP i
Voters think Ruth Davidson 'would make a better leader of the opposition'
Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
down one and Labour up two, putting them at 18% and 19% respectively. The SNP is up two to 45%. Polling expert Professor John Curtice said the findings would translate to 70 seats for the SNP, 24 for Labour, 23 for the Tories, eight for the... Read more
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Scotsman
Poll: Ruth Davidson ‘would make better opposition leader’down one and Labour up two, putting them at 18% and 19% respectively. The SNP i
Poll: Ruth Davidson ‘would make better opposition leader’
Scotsman / Posted 18 days ago
down one and Labour up two, putting them at 18% and 19% respectively. The SNP is up two to 45%. Polling expert Professor John Curtice said the findings would translate to 70 seats for the SNP, 24 for Labour, 23 for the Tories, eight for the... Read more
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18d
EveningTimes Online
Ruth Davidson would make a better opposition leader than Kezia Dugdale, according to polldown one and Labour up two, putting them at 18% and 19% respectively. The SNP i
Ruth Davidson would make a better opposition leader than Kezia Dugdale, according to poll
EveningTimes Online / Posted 18 days ago
down one and Labour up two, putting them at 18% and 19% respectively. The SNP is up two to 45%. Polling expert Professor John Curtice said the findings would translate to 70 seats for the SNP, 24 for Labour, 23 for the Tories, eight for the... Read more
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18d
heraldscotland
Ruth Davidson would make a better opposition leader than Kezia Dugdale, according to polldown one and Labour up two, putting them at 18% and 19% respectively. The SNP i
Ruth Davidson would make a better opposition leader than Kezia Dugdale, according to poll
heraldscotland / Posted 18 days ago
down one and Labour up two, putting them at 18% and 19% respectively. The SNP is up two to 45%. Polling expert Professor John Curtice said the findings would translate to 70 seats for the SNP, 24 for Labour, 23 for the Tories, eight for the... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Ban homosexuality, 52% of British Muslims sayoutside of the largest and most expensive surveys conducted by the UK governmen
Ban homosexuality, 52% of British Muslims say
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 19 days ago
outside of the largest and most expensive surveys conducted by the UK government," ICM Director Martin Boon told CNN. John Curtice, president of the British Polling Council, told CNN that ICM had followed standard methods of polling ethnic... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Ban homosexuality, 52% of British Muslims sayoutside of the largest and most expensive surveys conducted by the UK governmen
Ban homosexuality, 52% of British Muslims say
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 19 days ago
outside of the largest and most expensive surveys conducted by the UK government," ICM Director Martin Boon told CNN. John Curtice, president of the British Polling Council, told CNN that ICM had followed standard methods of polling ethnic... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Young voters to quiz politicians at Scottish election hustingsScotland and the National Society of Apprentices Scotland will host an election
Young voters to quiz politicians at Scottish election hustings
EveningTimes Online / Posted 19 days ago
Scotland and the National Society of Apprentices Scotland will host an election debate chaired by polling expert Professor John Curtice at Strathclyde University. It will see students and young people put their questions to SNP leader Nicola... Read more
21d
Newsmax
Posh Cameron's Wealth Problem Returns as 'Brexit' Threat Loomsa play called “Posh.” “It’s either his fortune or his misfortune that he’s Eto
Posh Cameron's Wealth Problem Returns as 'Brexit' Threat Looms
Newsmax / Posted 21 days ago
a play called “Posh.” “It’s either his fortune or his misfortune that he’s Eton and Oxford, and Bullingdon Club as well,” John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University in Glasgow, said by phone. “That’s why he gets pursued, because... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Can the Tories gain ‘safe’ Labour seats?gee up his activists, after weeks of speculation the Lib Dems are about to scup
Can the Tories gain ‘safe’ Labour seats?
Channel 4 News / Posted 22 days ago
gee up his activists, after weeks of speculation the Lib Dems are about to scupper their chances of a government majority. John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University, told Channel 4 News FactCheck the Labour-held seats being... Read more
22d
Accounting Today
Cameron Accused of Hypocrisy over Stake in Offshore Fundcome out with a statement that only covers half the ground, then journalists, b
Cameron Accused of Hypocrisy over Stake in Offshore Fund
Accounting Today / Posted 22 days ago
come out with a statement that only covers half the ground, then journalists, being not stupid, try to chase it further,” John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University in Glasgow, said by phone. “And once you force a politician to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Panama Papers: David Cameron admits he had stake in father's fundcome out with a statement that only covers half the ground, then journalists, b
Panama Papers: David Cameron admits he had stake in father's fund
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
come out with a statement that only covers half the ground, then journalists, being not stupid, try to chase it further," John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University, said by phone. "And once you force a politician to make a... Read more
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23d
Brisbane Times
Panama Papers: David Cameron admits he had stake in father's fundcome out with a statement that only covers half the ground, then journalists, b
Panama Papers: David Cameron admits he had stake in father's fund
Brisbane Times / Posted 23 days ago
come out with a statement that only covers half the ground, then journalists, being not stupid, try to chase it further," John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University, said by phone. "And once you force a politician to make a... Read more
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23d
The Age
Panama Papers: David Cameron admits he had stake in father's fundcome out with a statement that only covers half the ground, then journalists, b
Panama Papers: David Cameron admits he had stake in father's fund
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
come out with a statement that only covers half the ground, then journalists, being not stupid, try to chase it further," John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University, said by phone. "And once you force a politician to make a... Read more
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23d
Sydney Morning Herald
Panama Papers: David Cameron admits he had stake in father's fundcome out with a statement that only covers half the ground, then journalists, b
Panama Papers: David Cameron admits he had stake in father's fund
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
come out with a statement that only covers half the ground, then journalists, being not stupid, try to chase it further," John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University, said by phone. "And once you force a politician to make a... Read more
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23d
WA Today
Panama Papers: David Cameron admits he had stake in father's fundcome out with a statement that only covers half the ground, then journalists, b
Panama Papers: David Cameron admits he had stake in father's fund
WA Today / Posted 23 days ago
come out with a statement that only covers half the ground, then journalists, being not stupid, try to chase it further," John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University, said by phone. "And once you force a politician to make a... Read more
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24d
EveningTimes Online
Undecided who to vote for? Glasgow professor develops online tool to helpProfessor John Curtice and his team at Strathclyde University match answers to
Undecided who to vote for? Glasgow professor develops online tool to help
EveningTimes Online / Posted 24 days ago
Professor John Curtice and his team at Strathclyde University match answers to questions on a range of policies to statements and speeches of leaders from six parties standing in the election. Voters are asked their preferences on 30 statements on... Read more
24d
EveningTimes Online
Undecided who to vote for? There's an on-line tool to help.Glasgow have developed a tool to help voters decide which party they should vot
Undecided who to vote for? There's an on-line tool to help.
EveningTimes Online / Posted 24 days ago
Glasgow have developed a tool to help voters decide which party they should vote for in the Holyrood election. Professor John Curtice and his team at Strathclyde University match answers to questions on a range of policies to statements and... Read more
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