Statistical Analysis of Parliaments and Legislatures for Dabblers – 25 May

Statistical Analysis of Parliaments and Legislatures for Dabblers – 25 May

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Questioning Prime Ministers: A survey of procedures in 32 parliamentary democracies

Questioning Prime Ministers: A survey of procedures in 32 parliamentary democracies

In the second of our blogs from our 2017 conference, Legislatures in Uncertain TimesRuxandra Serban, UCL, discusses different procedures used to hold Prime Ministers to account in 32 parliamentary democracies.

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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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