UK politics: “The most difficult election to call in the post war period”

As the old adage goes, markets don’t like uncertainty. And yet in just under two months we have a UK election, about which the only degree of confidence that anybody has is that the UK will have a second successive hung parliament – the key question is whether the UK ends up hung to the left, or to the right, or we get a potentially painful outcome somewhere in between.

So we thought it worthwhile to host a UK politics event for clients recently, and drafted in YouGov’s pollster Anthony Wells, along with Alex White of political consultancy Politikos. After the event we recorded a short video to discuss some of the key points.

 

If you want to keep up to date with Anthony’s and Alex’s views, you can follow them at @anthonyjwells and @AlexWhite1812.

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