The politics of polling Contents

Appendix 1: List of Members and Declarations of Interest

Members

Baroness Couttie

Baroness Fall

Baroness Ford (until 7 November 2017)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock

Lord Hayward

Lord Howarth of Newport

Baroness Janke

Baroness Jay of Paddington

Lord Lipsey (Chairman)

Baroness O’Neill of Bengarve

Lord Rennard

Lord Smith of Hindhead

Declarations of interest

Baroness Couttie

No relevant interests declared

Baroness Fall

Senior Advisor & Partner at the Brunswick Group LLP

Baroness Ford

Chairperson of STV Group plc, a public broadcaster and a commissioner of opinion polls

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock

No relevant interests declared

Lord Hayward

ComRes sponsors Lord Hayward’s annual Lobby Election presentation

Lord Howarth of Newport

No relevant interests declared

Baroness Janke

No relevant interests declared

Baroness Jay of Paddington

No relevant interests declared

Lord Lipsey (Chairman)

Trustee of Full Fact at the beginning of the inquiry and during the course of the inquiry became Deputy Chair

Baroness O’Neill of Bengarve

Baroness O’Neill has published and spoken widely on the ethics of communication and the quality of evidence provided by polling

Lord Rennard

Previous and possible future involvement in commissioning work from market research organisations and advertising in digital media

Lord Smith of Hindhead

No relevant interests declared

A full list of Members’ interests can be found in the Register of Lords’ Interests: http://www.parliament.uk/mps-lords-and-offices/standards-and-interests/register-of-lords-interests/

Professor Patrick Sturgis (Specialist Adviser)

In 2015 and 2016, chaired an independent inquiry sponsored by the Market Research Society and British Polling Council, the findings of which were published as the Report of the Inquiry into the 2015 British general election opinion polls





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