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Is this what democracy looks like? Parliament prorogation and “the will of the people”

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The years since the Brexit referendum have taught me that if you ask any number of people what democracy means you will get as many answers back.   I could try to give my own...

Parliament Prorogation: why all the fuss?

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Prorogation is an official mechanism that is used to end a session of parliament. Typically, it lasts only a short time until parliamentary proceedings begin again with a new...

Boris Johnson’s rise to power: the country will pay

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In recent years an already unstable political climate has hit global turbulence....

Newcastle lecturer appointed in House of Commons

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Dr Sylvia de Mars, who lectures in EU and International Law at Newcastle University, will be taking up a new position part time as a Senior Researcher in EU and International Law...

Newcastle University’s rising stars visit parliament

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Six of Newcastle Universities most talented individuals from the fields of Science and Engineering have been chosen to present their research in Parliament. The competition, STEM...

Parliament Week does democracy

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Parliament Week aims to encourage young people to show interest in politics...