Dr James Strong looks to history to understand the influence of the House of Commons over the UK’s use of military force abroad, in a blog from our recent Making Sense of Parliaments conference.
In a new blog from our Making Sense of Parliaments conference Nicole Nisbett and Cristina Leston-Bandeira discuss how digital public engagement is organised across different departments within the UK Parliament.
We hope you have settled well and truly into the new year and the snow isn’t causing too many headaches.
In this month’s newsletter, we have the following announcements/information:
- Reminder: #PSA19 registration now open
- Survey results
- Essay competition 2019 reminder
- Methods workshop
- News from our members: congrats Dr Sean Haughey!
- Possible event: “Parliamentary Leadership”
- Recently on our blog
If you have any notices / messages you would like us to circulate to the group, please let us know (including events, new research projects, grants, publications, etc.). Or other ideas for the group and feedback for us, they’re welcome too!
Is the psychological strain on MPs not only damaging to their health, but also threatening the health of our democracy? Dr James Weinberg discusses new research, with colleagues from political science and psychology, into the pressures on mental health and wellbeing that accompany political office