ICM Put Yes Ahead – Perhaps

13th September 2014 Comment The Scottish independence referendum

ICM returns today to using the internet for its polling, this time for the Sunday Telegraph. Much of the interviewing for this latest poll in fact happened on the same days as that for the company’s poll in Saturday’s Guardian. However, this poll is a smaller exercise than those the company has been undertaking regularly […]


Survation Phone Poll Gets Much The Same Result Too

13th September 2014 Comment The Scottish independence referendum

Survation have this afternoon released the result of a poll it has conducted for the Better Together campaign. Just as yesterday ICM released the results of a poll that had been conducted by phone rather than, as the company had done previously, over the internet, so also today’s poll is a phone poll from a […]



ICM Agree The Race Is Now Close

12th September 2014 Comment The Scottish independence referendum

Earlier today, the Guardian released the findings of a poll conducted for it by ICM. Unlike the polls that ICM have been conducting for Scotland on Sunday and The Scotsman, this poll was conducted over the telephone (using random digit dialing) rather than via an online panel. Not least of the reasons for this approach […]



Poll of Polls: 11 September Updated

12th September 2014 Comment The Scottish independence referendum

The graph below shows What Scotland Thinks’ latest Poll of Polls and how it has evolved over time. The latest Poll of Polls is based on two polls by YouGov, one by ICM, one  by Survation, one by TNS BMRB  and one by Panelbase,  The polls were conducted between 27 August and  11 September. The […]


Poll of Polls: 11 September

11th September 2014 Comment The Scottish independence referendum

The graph below shows What Scotland Thinks’ latest Poll of Polls and how it has evolved over time. The latest Poll of Polls is based on three polls by YouGov, one  by Survation, one by TNS BMRB  and one by Panelbase,  The polls were conducted between 27 August and  11 September. The most recent poll […]


Survation Show No Change Too!

10th September 2014 Comment The Scottish independence referendum

The polling mystery deepens. Last Sunday YouGov reported that they had identified a swing to Yes for the third poll in a row, while on the very same day Panelbase indicated that nothing had changed at all. Then on Tuesday TNS BMRB agreed with YouGov that there had been a substantial swing to Yes – […]


Poll of Polls: 9 September

10th September 2014 Comment The Scottish independence referendum

The graph below shows What Scotland Thinks’ latest Poll of Polls and how it has evolved over time. The latest Poll of Polls is based on two polls by YouGov,  two  by Survation, one by TNS BMRB  and one by Panelbase,  The polls were conducted between 26 August and  9 September.


TNS Now Say It Is A Dead Heat

9th September 2014 Comment The Scottish independence referendum

Although both of the polls published on Sunday, one from YouGov and one from Panelbase, suggested that the referendum race was too close to call, they painted a very different picture when it came to how far things had changed. Whereas YouGov were reporting a third poll in a row to register an increase in […]