The Bronze Medal

After two polls, there were claims the Greens are the “third largest political party”.

Surveys provide estimates, subject to many sources of potential error. A difference of one point between parties could be due to sampling error alone.

The two polls

A headline on The London Economic website asserts:

Greens replace Lib Dems as UK’s third largest political party



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Anthony B. Masters

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.