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The Speaker’s lecture

A video of the lecture on parliamentary reform, given by the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, at the University of Hull last month – one of the lectures given to mark the 50th anniversary of the Politics … Continue reading

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John Bercow on parliamentary reform

The Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow,  last night gave a lecture at the University of Hull, on ‘Parliamentary Reform’.  The lecture was organised as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the foundation of the Department of Politics and … Continue reading

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Yet more pictures….

A couple more pictures from the reception to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Politics Department and to show what some of our graduates are doing. The first picture shows Jonathan Calland, who is now a senior … Continue reading

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Pictures from the 50th anniversary celebrations

Here are a couple of pictures taken at Friday’s reception in the Attlee Room at the House of Lords to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Politics at the University of Hull.  The first picture … Continue reading

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Politics at Hull: 50 years and going strong…

Last night, I hosted a reception at the House of Lords to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Politics at the University of Hull.  It is one of several events organised to celebrate this particular milestone. … Continue reading

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Powell lecture (again)

Enoch Powell This post is essentially for Frank W. Summers III and any other overseas reader who may have encountered difficulties accessing my Speaker’s lecture on Enoch Powell.  As previously mentioned, it is available on the Democracy Live website here.  … Continue reading

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Catching up

After a recess, other peers often ask how I spent it.  Mostly, the answer is ‘marking’.   No sooner has essay marking been completed than it is time to get on with exam scripts.  I am surrounded by them at the … Continue reading

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