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Report on British attitudes to defence, security and the armed forces

Twelve months ago, the atmosphere of British debate on military intervention looked very different. Parliament and the public had just ... read more

Public opinion on business and business attitudes to public opinion

The research explores public attitudes to business and business leaders’ attitudes to ... read more

Beware the Internet cookie monster?

Cookies are a fearful monster of the Internet, it seems, while having ... read more


April 2014: 'Energy, Politics and the Consumer'

With a burning national debate on fuel bills and living standards, the YouGov-Cambridge Programme launched a special report on 'Energy, Politics and the Consumer' with an evening event at the British Academy on Thursday 3rd April.
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October 2014: 'Public Opinion and the General Election'

As the curtain-raiser on YouGov’s countdown to May 2015, the annual YouGov-Cambridge Forum took place at the Cambridge POLIS Department on Thurs 23rdOct, with speakers including Harriet Harman, Paddy Ashdown, Chris Huhne, Jon Snow, David Willetts, Adam Boulton, Owen Jones, and debates, live polling and new research around key issues for the next election.
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The YouGov-Cambridge Programme is a unique partnership between YouGov and the Cambridge POLIS Department that brings academic and polling experts together to collaborate on public policy research.

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Con Conservative 306 seats (nc)
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