Professor Paul Whiteley
Total 15 Posts
The gradual waning of the ‘vaccine boost’ combined with tactical progressive voting and local issues to sink the Conservatives in a ‘blue wall’ seat.
More voters trust the Conservatives with the pandemic – The government’s successful rollout of COVID-19 vaccines is the key reason for this renaissance.
A survey of US voters shows that – on their most important issue, COVID-19 – the US president fared particularly badly.
History shows that governing parties lose support when jobs are lost. Large increases in unemployment due to coronavirus will make life difficult for Johnson in the months ahead.
After Dominic Cummings: The real threat to Boris Johnson’s premiership is the coming economic crisis.5 min read
The Prime Minister is banking on people forgetting about his latest scandal by the time the election rolls around. But a far more serious threat lies ahead.
Why Boris Johnson should stick to his ‘one nation’ promise and resist the urge to swing to the right.4 min read
There is speculation over what the PM actually needs to do to hold on to his new voters.
The leadership insists the manifesto was not the problem in 2019 – but are they sure?