UK General Election 2024

GE24 Party Profile: Scottish Conservatives

The Scottish Conservatives started this campaign in the odd position that although, like their English counterparts, support was plummeting, the fact it was happening to the SNP too could have saved all of their seats. And then Douglas Ross did something very stupid. […]

UK General Election 2024

GE24 Party Profile: Scottish Labour

It’s been a miserable old time for Scottish Labour over the past few years, struggling to be heard and slipping from dominant party into third place. All of that looks set to change this election, as the party surges back into the lead. […]

UK General Election 2024

GE24: You Scratch My Back, I Won’t Scratch Yours

Tactical voting is always in vogue when Westminster elections roll around, but the phenomenon is poorly understood. Lazy assumptions in Scotland think the Pro-Union parties a coherent bloc, yet only Conservative voters truly think that way, with potentially significant consequences at this election. […]

UK General Election 2024

GE24: It’s All Notional

Context Yesterday morning (16th of January), a big data drop nerds across the country have been waiting for finally happened: the official Rallings and Thrasher compiled “notionals” for the 2019 UK General Election, if it had instead been fought on […]