Globalisation challenges national governments on many fronts, as illustrated so clearly by the fallout from the banking crisis of 2008-9. Perhaps the most important threat … Read the rest
Sir David Butler is one of Britain’s most respected and experienced political analysts. In this Guest Post he discusses what happens to Chief Whips when they leave their job.
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How do political parties cope with electoral defeat? How do they reconcile competing interpretations of their pasts? What happens when their visions of the future … Read the rest
Our project monitoring the behaviour of MPs makes it six Tory backbench rebellions out of the first 25 divisions since Andrew Mithcell, the new Government Chief … Read the rest
The Liberal Democrats have now been flatlining at or just below 10% of the vote for nearly two years. The decision to join the Conservatives in a Coalition government looks … Read the rest
For well over a decade the European Union has promoted Good Governance in the Western Balkans as part of its promise to eventually extend membership … Read the rest