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17th Nov 2016

The Department of Politics and International Relations and the Bodleian Libraries are holding their second joint Parliament Week event today.  This is a closed event for sixth-form students; 90 sixth form students will attend, from 9 different schools in Oxfordshire and one in Buckinghamshire.  The event will give students the opportunity to debate the evolving relationship between the UK and the EU– from joining in 1975 to the Brexit vote of 2016.

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Susan Dodsworth writes on the practicalities of parliamentary strengthening projects

11th Mar 2016

Susan Dosworth has written an article for Open Democracy (23 February) entitled 'Politics and parliamentary strengthening: where to now?'  The article deals with a project that she and Nic Cheeseman are working on with the Westminster Foundation for Democracy called 'The Political Economy of Democracy Promotion Project'.

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'Big Tent Politics: The Liberal Party's long mastery of Canada's public life' by Roland K. Carty

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Professor Roland K. Carty (PPE, 1966) has had a book published on 'Big Tent Politics: The Liberal Party's long mastery of Canada's public life'.

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Iain McLean discusses the Tax Credit defeat in the House of Lords

30th Oct 2015

Iain McLean was interviewed on the Breakfast show of BBC Radio 5 Live (27 October) about the UK Government's 'Statutory Instrument' recently rejected by the House of Lords that would have greatly diminished the tax credits available to low income families.

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Iain McLean advises House of Lords committee on the devolution of UK public spending

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On Tuesday 15 September, Iain McLean spoke to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee about the complexities of how public spending can be devolved between the parliaments of the United Kingdom: a question that remains relevant with the renewed suggestions from SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon of another referendum for Scottish independence.

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Iain McLean comments on the troubles of the House of Lords

31st Jul 2015

Professor Iain McLean has provided expert comment to Canada's CBC News (29 July), on the current difficulties of the British House of Lords, in light of the recent Lord Sewel scandal.

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Iain McLean comments on the Supreme Court’s decision that 27 ‘frank’ letters by the Prince of Wales must be published

31st Mar 2015

Iain McLean has been interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live’s ‘Drive’ programme (26 March), discussing the Supreme Court’ recent overruling of the former Attorney-General’s decision to prevent the publication 27 letters by the Prince of Wales to Government ministers containing the prince’s “most deeply held personal views and beliefs”.

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New themed blog series on 'Political Innovation in an Age of Devolution'

24th Feb 2015

Politics In Spires, the department's blog, has launched a new themed series entitled 'Between Independence & Re-centralisation: Political Innovation in an Age of Devolution'.

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