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Blog Watch - Friday 21st November

Blog Watch - Friday 21st November

This week in Blog Watch, the SNP goes from strength to strength, posing questions about the future of devolution and politics in Britain; the role of social media and young voters in democracy is discussed; and issues and opinions surrounding the EU are considered. Meanwhile, the next general election and the possibility of a...

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Blog Watch - Friday 7th November 2014

Blog Watch - Friday 7th November 2014

This week in Blog Watch, government proposals to introduce a Manchester 'metro mayor' have provoked a wide-ranging debate about UK-wide decentralisation; weaknesses in the Recall of MPs Bill are probed; and the extension of the franchise to 16 and 17 year olds is discussed. Meanwhile, the issue of House of Lords reform has...

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Magna Carta meets the public

Magna Carta meets the public

Our Project Co-ordinator Frances Foley blogs on Unlock Magna Carta making its first public appearance on Saturday 11th October at the Human Rights and Democracy Fair in Bury St Edmunds.

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Blog Watch - 17th October 2014

Blog Watch - 17th October 2014

This week in Blog Watch, a variety of issues relating to the future of devolution in the UK are examined, including the West Lothian Question and the Welsh devolution settlement. Meanwhile, how and why we need to get more people engaged in politics is discussed and there is a lot of reaction from across the political spectrum...

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Blog Watch - Friday 10th October

Blog Watch - Friday 10th October

In the week that saw a UKIP MP returned to Westminster for the first time, David Cameron announces that the Conservatives are re-committed to repeal of the Human Rights Act; the debate surrounding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership intensifies; and the future of the UK constitution is examined. Meanwhile, there...

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Blog Watch - Constitutional Convention Special

Blog Watch - Constitutional Convention Special

This special edition of Blog Watch looks at blogs from the last few weeks that look more closely at the issue of a constitutional convention. It is clear that the possibility of a constitutional convention has remained a popular topic, both before and after the Scottish referendum.

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Blog Watch - Friday 3rd October

Blog Watch - Friday 3rd October

This week in Blog Watch, the effect of the Scottish independence referendum result is examined from a variety of different viewpoints, including the issue of the English Question and the fate of local government and decentralisation. Meanwhile, the increased use of of Voter Advice Applications and their impact on voter...

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