Opinion polls fell thick and fast during the General Election. At times political correspondents appeared to be clinging to them like drowning men to a leaky life raft.
So: are the opinion polls having a good election or a bad election? It is impossible to know.
The political blogging site Left Foot Forward, which represents itself as an “evidence –based analysis of British politics” yesterday published a bold extrapolation of recen
In December the Financial Times published a Harris survey of the public's confidence in national statistics across five European countries and the USA.
Carrying out public opinion polls in Afghanistan is never going to be easy. Areas that are remote at the best of times are now inaccessible and dangerous.
You might expect an unemployment level of 10 per cent to make those who are employed pretty happy with their jobs.
Eight out of ten doctors are concerned about private companies profiting from the National Health Service, according to a poll from the British Medical Association and Doctors.net.uk.
As Britain moves into pre-election spring, we can expect the opinion polls to flower in profusion. But what do they really tell us?