‘Fictitious’ politician one of Wales’ most recognised MEPs

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Series Details 17.11.16
Publication Date 17/11/2016
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A completely fictitious person, ‘Elwyn Davies’ was apparently the second-most widely recognised of Wales’ representatives in the European Parliament.

This extraordinary result was one of the findings to have emerged from the 2016 Welsh Election Study (WES), a major study of voting, political attitudes and political knowledge, led by researchers at Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre. The results were published in November 2016.

Source Link http://sites.cardiff.ac.uk/wgc/2016/11/17/fictitious-politician-one-of-wales-most-recognised-meps/
Related Links
BBC News, 17.11.16: Quiz: Welsh MEPs, Wales and the EU http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-38015358
BBC News, 17.11.16: Brexit: More people recognise fictitious MEP than real ones http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-politics-38004531
Wales Online, 17.11.16: A made-up name came SECOND in a list of Wales' best-known MEPs http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/politics/people-were-asked-who-represented-12186341

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Record URL https://www.europeansources.info/record/?p=499075