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I’m in a ‘selfie’

At the reception yesterday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hull parliamentary placement scheme, a number of official photographs were taken.  Some British Politics and Legislative Studies (BPLS) finalists decided that, if it was good enough for Barack Obama, … Continue reading

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Highlights of the week

I am conscious I have not posted anything recently.  It has been a busy week.  Among the highlights were: * Attending the Speaker’s Lecture on Monday, when John Redwood MP spoke on ‘Parliament and economic policy’, arguing that Parliament was … Continue reading

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Celebrating 25 years of parliamentary placements

I have previously blogged about this year constituting the 25th anniversary of the Hull University parliamentary placement scheme.  Last night, we held a reception in the River Room of the House of Lords to celebrate the anniversary.  There was a … Continue reading

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A quarter century of parliamentary placements

This semester marks the 25th anniversary of Hull Politics Department’s parliamentary placement scheme.  I placed three students at Westminster in 1988-89 as part of our new degree in Politics and Legislative Studies, subsequently British Politics and Legislative Studies (BPLS).  The numbers … Continue reading

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Travelling closer to home

It has been a busy week, which is why blogging has been light.  This evening, the House is siting late – it is now gone 11.00 p.m. and we have had five votes during the course of the evening (the … Continue reading

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The celebratory gathering

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 … Continue reading

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Hull students taking the initiative

Reviewing my photograph file, I realised I had a picture of some of the British Politics and Legislative Studies (BPLS) students who were on placement at Westminster this past year, seen here attending a seminar.  They include some of the … Continue reading

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More of Hull’s finest

Here’s another picture of Hull’s finest, which was taken at this year’s graduation ceremony.  It shows me with two British Politics and Legislative Studies graduates, Helen Le Caplain on the left and Emma Kinloch on the right.  We are stood … Continue reading

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Hull’s finest – two years on

Some members of the BPLS graduating class of 2008 were clearly keen not to be left out of the display of Hull’s finest.  Two of them have sent me the photograph of that year’s graduating class.  As with past photographs, … Continue reading

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More photographs…

When I reported that the photograph I posted on ‘Hull’s finest – four years on’ was the last of those I had of Hull’s finest, that was before some graduates from other years decided they did not wish to be … Continue reading

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