UK poll update: Owen Paterson prompted Conservative “confidence collapse” – with Ben Walker

Ailbhe Rea is joined by New Statesman data journalist Ben Walker for the first of a monthly look at what’s going on in the opinion polls.

They look at the current state of the parties, what polls can and can’t tell you and why the don’t knows really matter.

Then in You Ask Us, they answer a number of listener’s questions including how polling methodologies differ and what it would take to get a hung parliament

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