Survey research offers an important mirror on society.
Occasionally, opinion polls can conjured into existence — to suit partisan leanings. This article looks at a recent example with a supposed survey of Scottish adults.
In response to a ComRes internet panel poll conducted on 24–25th July, a Twitter account claimed there was a Scottish opinion poll. This survey of Scotland apparently showed Labour overtaking the Conservatives:
New Scottish poll has Labour overtaking the Tories…