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The grand unveiling

I have already done a post on the unveiling of my portrait last week.  Here is a shot of the actual event, just after the Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler, had performed the task.  He already knew what was coming, having … Continue reading

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Captured in oil

At the reception held at the House of Lords last December to mark the 30th anniversary of my appointment as Professor of Government at the University of Hull, two of my closest friends, both former students of mine, spoke.  Ken … Continue reading

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30 years as a professor

This autumn marked the thirtieth anniversary of my appointment as Professor of Government at the University of Hull.  My claim to fame is that, when I was appointed, I was the youngest professor of politics in the country.  To mark … Continue reading

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