Tag Archives: Wroxton College

Discussing legislatures

The Thirteenth Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians took place at the weekend at Wroxton College, Near Banbury – the venue for the every Workshop since the second in 1996.  (The first Workshop was held in Berlin.)  The Workshops are … Continue reading

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Scholars and parliamentarians

As regular readers will know, I organise the biennial Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians, which provides an opportunity for academics to present findings likely to be of practical interest to parliamentarians.  It also facilitates extensive dialogue between the two.  The Workshop is … Continue reading

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MPs and scholars

I spent the weekend at Wroxton College – pictured right – in Oxfordshire, for the Eleventh Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians.  I organised it under the auspices of the Centre for Legislative Studies, as I have done for the … Continue reading

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Stunning scenery

I do manage to take the occasional weekend off, usually by arranging something in advance so that I cannot then avoid getting away.  Each year, I celebrate my birthday by spending a weekend with friends: it is a tradition that … Continue reading

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Highlights of the week

I am conscious I have not posted anything recently.  It has been a busy week.  Among the highlights were: * Attending the Speaker’s Lecture on Monday, when John Redwood MP spoke on ‘Parliament and economic policy’, arguing that Parliament was … Continue reading

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Comparing legislatures

I spent the weekend at Wroxton College in Oxfordshire attending the Tenth Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians.  My attendance could be described as necessary given that I organised the event, as I have done all the previous workshops.  They … Continue reading

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On the move…

It’s been one of those weeks.  I’ve hardly had a spare moment, hence the dearth of posts in recent days.  Yesterday was particularly fraught.  I was scheduled to lecture at Wroxton College, in Oxfordshire, in the morning, and would normally … Continue reading

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