Political polling methodology examined by Lords Committee

04 September 2017

The Select Committee on Political Polling and Digital Media takes evidence from experts in polling methodology in its first public evidence session.


Tuesday 5 September in Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster

At 10.45am

  • Professor Will Jennings, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Southampton University
  • Nick Moon, Moonlight Research

At 11:45am 

  • Dr Benjamin Lauderdale, Associate Professor, London School of Economics
  • Dr Jouni Kuha, Associate Professor of Statistics and Research Methodology, London School of Economics

Areas of discussion

Areas the Committee will question the witnesses on include the accuracy of polls in the 2017 general election, how the record of UK pollsters compares to those in other countries, how the media reports polls and whether more responsibility in reporting polls accurately is desirable.

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