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Theresa May's lead continues to shrink as new poll suggests Britain is heading for a hung parliament - Business Insider

Britain is heading for a hung parliament according to new YouGov poll. Theresa May's lead has continued to shrink across all pollsters. However, pollsters remain divided on the scale of the reduction, with some suggesting the Tories are still heading ...and more »

YouGov's poll predicting a hung parliament is certainly brave - The Guardian

The polling firm is employing a new 'controversial' methodology only 10 days before the general election. Alan Travis Home affairs editor. Wed 31 May 2017 05.36 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 18.28 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

Turnout of younger voters holds key to election outcome - The Guardian

Divergence in polls – giving Theresa May everything from a 3-point to a 12-point lead – is down to how pollsters treat 18-34s. Alan Travis Home affairs editor. Thu 1 Jun 2017 08.58 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 18.24 EST. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Guardian/ICM poll: Tories' 12-point lead offers Labour crumbs of hope - The Guardian

Latest figures show the Conservatives with a healthy lead, but data on young and working-class voters should give Jeremy Corbyn reasons to be cheerful. Alan Travis Home affairs editor. Tue 30 May 2017 13.22 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 18.30 ...and more »

The UK election is suddenly wide open and markets are totally discombobulated - Quartz

British prime minister Theresa May had a plan. Catch rivals off guard by calling a “snap” general election after repeated denials that you would do such a thing. Tend to a 20-percentage-point polling lead over the Labour opposition party during a short ...and more »

Sterling recovers after hung parliament prediction - BBC News

Sterling has recovered after being hit by a projection suggesting the Conservatives could fail to win a majority in the general election. Previous opinion polls suggested Prime Minister Theresa May's party would increase its majority of 17 seats. But ...and more »

What is a hung parliament? What happens when no party wins an election majority? -

Britain has a hung parliament, after Labour's victory in Southampton Test made it impossible for any party to reach the 326 MPs required to achieve an absolute majority in the House of Commons. The exit poll at 10pm last night correctly predicted that ...and more »

Labour leads Conservatives by 9% in 25-34 age group, finds latest poll - The Independent

Labour has moved well ahead of the Tories in the 25-34 age group with just over a week to go until the general election, according to a new poll. While younger voters between the ages of 18 and 24 have consistently backed the party, it has now taken ...and more »

What will happen if there is a hung parliament? - Business Insider

LONDON — YouGov sent British politics into a frenzy on Tuesday evening when it published a new analysis suggesting that next month's general election could produce a hung parliament. Prime Minister Theresa May announced a snap election in April and in ...and more »

Why I don't believe the YouGov model predicting a hung parliament - The Independent

If a statistic looks interesting or unusual it is probably wrong. This is Twyman's Law, named after Tony Twyman, the media research analyst, and it applies to this morning's front-page headline in The Times: “Shock poll predicts Tory losses”. YouGov ...and more »