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The Parliament Act in historical context

The New Year has got off to a good start with the arrival of my latest publication.  It is a chapter, ‘Parliament Act 1911 in its Historical Context’, published in Law in Politics, Politics in Law, edited by David Feldman … Continue reading

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New Year viewing as well…

A friend ‘phoned to say that he had got up rather late on New Year’s Day and switched on the television only to see me on the screen.  It was the History of Parliament lecture.  He seemed to think it was … Continue reading

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Christmas viewing

My 1911 Centenary Lecture on Enoch Powell was included in the BBC Parliament Channel’s summer loop for the period that Parliament was in recess.  I see that my History of Parliament Lecture on the Parliament Act 1911 is included in … Continue reading

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Lecturing on the Parliament Act

Last night I delivered the eighth annual History of Parliament lecture, addressing the question ‘Resisting the Inevitable?  The Parliament Act 1911’.   The lecture took place in the Attlee Suite in Portcullis House and, I suspect benefiting from being included in … Continue reading

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Summer writing

I presently have four book chapters completed and awaiting publication (on the Englishness of Westminster, Margaret Thatcher as Leader of the Opposition, Constitutional Change and the Tensions of Liberal Democracy, and Coalition Cohesion) as well as an article, on a … Continue reading

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