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BESt article award 2021

28/10/2021

We are pleased to announce the launch of a British Election Study best article award for 2021 generously sponsored by YouGov and Ipsos MORI, data collection partners for the BES. Nominations are open to any articles appearing in peer review academic journals with the publication…

BES Advisory Panel Appointed

15/10/2021

We are pleased to announce the appointment of a new BES advisory panel to assist us in achieving our core objective to design and conduct a study that is relevant to answering important contemporary questions about electoral politics, political attitudes, and voting behaviour in Britain….

New Report: Individual Electoral Registration and the British Election Study

16/02/2021

In 2014 Individual Electoral Registration (IER) was introduced in England, Scotland and Wales. IER requires voters to register individually and provide individual identifying information, such as their date of birth and national insurance number. It replaced the previous system of ‘Household Electoral Registration’ (HER), whereby…