Self-selecting surveys and sample sizes

The size of a self-selecting sample is often unimportant.

Anthony B. Masters
3 min readJul 24, 2021

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Richard Tice, the Reform party leader, asserted on Twitter:

FASCINATING: huge poll, totally at odds with YouGov ( Govt propaganda arm) that says 71% favour them. Is YouGov so discredited it’s better to believe the opposite of many of their polls?

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Anthony B. Masters

This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.