Discussion in 'News and Current Affairs' started by SpokeyDokey, 13 Aug 2019.
50% don't understand statistics, the other 60% have no problem with them.
MPs also represent children and other vulnerable people in their constituency who can't vote. Anyone who thinks MPs should do the sole bidding of their constituents hasnt really thought about their answer properly.
A yes / no answer to a question that is too complex for binary answers, where have we seen that before.
Exactly my issue with YouGov surveys being used as evidence to support or oppose anything important.
Some YouGov surveys are fine - they are a reputable organisation, but like all organisations with something to sell they will sometimes over-promote a dodgy survey.
There was a decent article published yesterday on what to look for in polls: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/aug/13/political-poll-results-polling-industry-data
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