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New Centreground/YouGov Poll shows majority for marriage equality

With the Third Reading of the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Bill in the House of Lords today (Monday), a new YouGov poll commissioned by Centreground Political Communications shows majority support for changing the law to allow same-sex couples to marry. ·      Support: 54% ·      Oppose 36% ·      Don’t know 10% Young people are hugely in favour of the change, with [...]

The Autumn Statement and beyond

Razi Rahman, Director, Centreground Political Communications   The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, delivered yesterday’s much-leaked Autumn Statement against the backdrop of a eurozone crisis and deteriorating economic figures in the UK. Media commentators will often claim that a particular week in politics is “defining”. Although the terms of the next election will [...]

The Eurosceptic case against a referendum

Darren Murphy, Chief Executive, Centreground Political Communications I am a Eurosceptic. Not one of those on the Right or the Left obsessed by the idea that “Europe” is either some sort of Euro-communist conspiracy against British capitalism or a ‘Capitalist Club’ determined to defeat any chance of a socialist Britain. Thankfully it is neither of [...]

On the polls

Today’s Populus poll in the Times looks like good news for Labour: opening up its biggest lead over the Conservatives since last year’s general election; Labour 41%, up three points on last month; Conservatives down one on 33%, and the Lib Dems down four on just 8%. Let’s not get too excited. The latest YouGov [...]

Be patient: health to return as an election issue

The NHS was hardly an issue at the last British General Election. Waiting times – the public’s number one concern about the NHS for decades – had fallen and were set at a maximum of 18 weeks from referral to treatment. People were less concerned about the NHS than they had been for years so [...]

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