Here is a picture taken at last Friday’s reception to mark my thirty-five years in the Politics Department at Hull. I am surrounded by a fine body of students - British Politics and Legislative Studies (BPLS) finalists.
It was a very jolly occasion. As regular readers may have noticed, I am not averse to marking anniversaries. Next year, it will be fifteen years since I joined the Lords and the year after it will be twenty years since the founding of The Journal of Legislative Studies. I will think of something for 2015….