Author Archives: Camilo Martin-Vargas

Upsetting the Apple Cart

The Hardest Election to Poll

Bowing to the Inevitable?

The Queen has spoken but what do we all think?

The Future of Political Parties: what the polling shows

Reflections on the Westminster psychodrama

The People are the Masters

The winners and losers from Brecon and Radnorshire

Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) / UK in a Changing Europe – ‘What people want from Brexit’

The Boris Bounce

Briefly on Boris…

Caveat Emptor and Home Surveys

Peterborough: a message sent to all the parties

Five things that will happen to aviation

Playing chicken with the EU

Pollwatch European Election Special: Tories braced for heavy defeat

Mental Health: First Aid or Second Class?

Ending Global Warming Realistically

The Verdict Awaits

MPs: ‘Unduly modern’ or dinosaurs?

2nd May local elections: death or glory?

The Online Wild West

Election Madness

Five Things We Learnt About Public Attitudes And Transgender Rights…

The Great Train Robbery

Five things we learnt about public attitudes and transgender rights…

Not their finest hour

Who is welcome here?

Mother knows best

Rule #1: never get involved in a domestic

Britain’s Ethics Dividend

We don’t need no education?

A vision of sunny uplands

‘They’ are taking over…

Baby Steps: navigating maternity leave

Never kissed a Tory?

Hell Week No.49

Beginning of the end, or end of the beginning?

Back to Basics on Safe Spaces

A United Kingdom?

Labour: the new Nasty Party?

Recess and Religion

Digitising the NHS: opportunity or liability?

Recoupling with youth mental health

Good in a Crisis

Think Tanks: impartiality and influence

A Busman’s Holiday for MPs

Turn the White Heat down

Mind the gap: UK Infrastructure, investment and inequality

It’s Volunteers’ Week, but are volunteers losing heart?

Infrastructure Inertia

You’re hired? A year on from the Apprenticeship Levy

Brexit, interest rates and an economy on a knife-edge

Facebook’s Icarus moment

UK divided but not angry over Syrian bombing

Time to give plastics the nudge?

International aid: goodwill or good riddance?

Are 80 proposals enough to fix the housing market for good?

Referendum II: An EU-turn?

Can Britain afford nationalisation?

Westminster cleans up after Hurricane Harvey

A roll of the dice for FOBTs?

Girl power?

Fake News

Brexit and beyond: disorientation or optimism?

Automation – friend or foe?

Doom or Boom?

#metoo, #methree, #mefour…

Slow Train Coming

Britain’s debt crisis


GE 2017: Really a victory for political engagement?

Praying for a magic money tree

Brexit and Borders

Did the old really ‘shaft’ the young over Brexit?

Electoral Unpredictability

ComRes recruitment for the BBC TV Debate, 31 May 2017

Who will vote and why?

Are Employers Ready for Ramadan?

Awards for Employers Recognising Belief at Work

GE 2017: Mental Health & Young People

Disaster Politics

20 Years On: Can things only get better for Labour?

General Election 2017

Tora, Tora, Tora

Bosses Don’t Know What to Do about Belief at Work

Polling firm ComRes launch new Brexit Unit

New ComRes Budget poll reveals MPs’ inflation concerns

Brain Drain: Why are graduates leaving the North?

Corbyn the Terrible

Labour: squeezed on all sides

Fixing Our Broken Housing Market

ComRes launches new Employee Communications and Engagement Practice

Keeping It Local

What you need to know about the “NHS in crisis”

ComRes Bolsters Senior Team with new CEO

Looking for America


Freshers (un)Fair

Commission Impossible?

Leave’s ingredients for victory

Statement: EU Referendum polls

Referendum and beyond

SATs, stress, and subordinate clauses – what kids make of exam week

Who votes for the Mayor of London?

London calling…Sadiq?

Box to box: who’ll be on target at May’s elections?

ComRes statement on the Report of the Inquiry into the 2015 British General Election Opinion Polls

Osborne’s long road to move next door


Cameron’s tough Tusk

ComRes makes three new appointments in major Board restructure

Safer Internet Day 2016 – staying safe online

Missing migrants

If you wannabe my Mayor

EU referendum: All still to play for but not neck and neck

Saving the planet or saving money?

Oldham: a socialist ship sailing a purple tide?

Are Britons becoming less sweet on sugar?



The changing public mood on military action

The state we’re in

The H Word


Referendum Danger Zone

Winning votes and alienating people


Where do Labour go next?

Corbyn: black swan or sitting duck?

The mud sticks

What’s in a name?

A family meeting about Auntie Beeb

Love Labour’s Lost

Tough decisions for school leavers

Labour’s anger is the second stage of grief

We need to talk about mental health

The value of ‘doing the right thing’

Pollwatch: From Graccident to Braccident

Pollwatch: Beware the other F-word

Pollwatch: Open Letter to EU Referendum campaigns

Statement: ComRes Voter Turnout Model

Pollwatch: Popping the question

Pollwatch: Winning the Disunited Kingdom

Pollwatch: Lessons for Labour

Pollwatch: Early thoughts on GE2015 polls


Poll dancing

The Bluffer’s Election Night Handbook

The White Water Election

Who votes, wins

Where’s the late swing?


ComRes announces Election Poem

ComRes General Election Podcast

What do the latest GDP figures mean for GE2015?

Has Binge Britain had its last orders?

Pollwatch: UKIP’s slow puncture

Where did it all go wrong for the Lib Dems?

ComRes General Election Podcast

Look past “polls of polls”, the Conservatives have been leading all year


Video: Sunday Politics Focus Group

Pollwatch: He’s not The Messiah

Video: The Undecided

ComRes statement on South Thanet Poll

Debates and battlegrounds

Pollwatch: The year of dangerous elections

ComRes General Election Podcast

Andrew Hawkins on Corporate Reputation

What would the Suffragettes think?

Daily Politics: Polls vs Betting markets

ComRes General Election Podcast


Centre Ground or No Man’s Land? The Guerrilla Election

ComRes and Daily Mail announce new polling partnership

Renegotiating with the public: what Europe has to say about its Union

Do you know your reputation?

Fat Chance? The challenge of tackling obesity

The Energy Price Freeze: a lesson in marrying communications and research

Has the chicken had his chips?

Eight key things to know about the NHS crisis

Does GE2015 have the X Factor?

Did the Yes campaign ever stand a chance?

What do the polls actually tell us in Scotland?

The Carswell Conundrum

Boris Johnson: Britain’s most popular politician

Should choosing a date be as easy as choosing your MP?

MPs and Online Voting

Debate in haste, repent at leisure

MPs and the Leaders’ Debates

What the elections mean for day-to-day politics in the European Parliament

Local Elections – The Results So Far

The future of Ukraine – Claim and Counterclaim

Generate powerful lobbying collateral after the European Parliament Elections

ComRes rapid response polling

When we take justice for granted

ComRes Battlebus: Your ticket to the frontline

General Election 2015: Be fully prepared for the political risks and opportunities for your organisation

Scottish Independence: would it change the outcome of the 2015 General Election?

BUDGET SPECIAL – Mr Osborne’s Machiavellian Leadership Ambitions

Are we about to experience a Faragemania?