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Researcher About us Mark Diffley Consultancy and Research offers a full range of research services, giving clients the high quality and robust research needed to make important decisions; form large-scale surveys to focus group discussions about local issues. We bring...
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We are a small, friendly, client-focused team of research professionals, analysts, and consultants based in central Edinburgh. Our world is full of variety with clients of all sizes across the public, private and third sectors. From designing surveys and digging into...

Can Corbyn sustain Labour’s revival in Scotland?

Jeremy Corbyn is campaigning in a number of ‘winnable’ Scottish seats this week; despite the party exceeding expectations at the general election, the jury is still out on whether the party is on course for a return to its past dominance. When Jeremy...

Polls are a snapshot, not a prediction of the future

As we all now know, making political predictions is pointless. Nobody ever gets them right so we’re best off all actively avoiding them, to save the humble pie we’ll inevitably have to eat afterwards. And while we are at it let’s ignore polls in future, since they are...