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Freeman of the City of Kingston upon Hull

Yesterday, I and my colleague Lord Parekh were installed as Honorary Freemen of the City of Kingston upon Hull.  It was a remarkable honour in its own right, made all the more so by the fact that very few people … Continue reading

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Debating the voting age

I took part in a Question for Short Debate (QSD) in Grand Committee last Wednesday on the issue of the voting age.  Lord Tyler was pursuing the case for lowering it to 16.  Because of the number of peers wishing … 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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