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A productive year

With the new edition of Politics UK being published earlier this week, it means that my output over the past twelve months has included four books.  Eminent Parliamentarians was published late last September.  As regular readers will know, I concurred … Continue reading

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Caption competition for May

Someone on Twitter did suggest I use the picture in the last post as the basis for a caption competition, but I decided a door may not be the most exciting of subjects.  Instead, I have opted for a photograph … Continue reading

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Another day….

Just thought I would report on today’s events, mainly to demonstrate that I have not forgotten you, dear readers.  It’s been fairly busy, although the most time-consuming part of the day will be my evening’s work – essay marking. The … Continue reading

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Available from all good bookshops…

The 2nd edition of Parliament in British Politics was published on Friday.   A book launch was held in the Politics Department on Thursday.  The picture shows some of the enthusiastic students holding up one of the flyers for the book.   … Continue reading

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It’s a book

The Voice of the Backbenchers – my history of the 1922 Committee – was launched on Tuesday at a reception, attended by the Prime Minister, to mark the 90th anniversary of the 1922 Committee.    It is published by the Conservative History … Continue reading

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Publication week

This week sees the publication of both the 2nd edition of Parliament in British Politics (Palgrave Macmillan) and my short monograph, The Voice of the Backbenchers. The 1922 Committee: the first 90 years, 1923-2013 (Conservative History Group).   To mark the … Continue reading

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Exciting times

Christmas for me is a season for marking.  Lots of it:  WHIP research proposals, dissertation proposals, essays for Comparative Legislatures, Approaches to Presidential Power in the USA, and The Contemporary House of Commons.  As soon as that lot is complete, … Continue reading

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