EU referendum: one year on – MPs

EU referendum: one year on – MPs

How easy will it be for the Prime Minister to pass Brexit legislation through Parliament without a majority in either House? Prof Philip Cowley explores the prospects of rebellion among Conservative MPs, in a blog originally posted by UK in a Changing Europe.

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Welcome to the Constituency: the social and political intertwined in Bangladesh

Welcome to the Constituency: the social and political intertwined in Bangladesh

How do MPs in Bangladesh build and maintain support within their constituencies? Dr Zahir Ahmed discusses fieldwork with MPs in rural Bangladesh.

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What do we mean by the “political class” – and are they all the same?

What do we mean by the “political class” – and are they all the same?

Popular debates focus on the political class, usually its alleged careerism and self-interest. In a post originally posted on the LSE British Politics and Policy blog, and providing an update on his research on the personal side of politics, James Weinberg deconstructs the term “political class” and presents some of his findings on the personal values of those who make it up.

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