Behind the surge: Who are Green party’s parliamentary candidates?

April 29, 2015 / No Comments

  The surge in support for the Green party in the 2015 general election has not gone unnotic...

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Reforming the political class: Are small parties the answer?

April 6, 2015 / No Comments

Reforming the political class: Are small parties the answer? Dissatisfaction with the political c...

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All women shortlists remain a controversial but effective way to improve women’s representation in politics

February 10, 2015 / No Comments

Rosie Campbell reviews the debates around the use of gender quotas by the Labour Party. She write...

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UKIP Candidates: The Anti-Westminster Outsiders?

February 10, 2015 / No Comments

Much of UKIP’s appeal has arisen from positioning itself as the ‘anti-Westminster party’ but to w...

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Guarded and sensible? The problem with UKIP and women

December 2, 2014 / No Comments

Mark Reckless’s win over Conservative candidate Kelly Tolhurst in the Rochester and Strood by-ele...

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‘The profession I chose was politics’: The new generation of ‘political insiders’

November 27, 2014 / No Comments

The argument that Parliament is more and more unrepresentative of society has been primarily link...

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The new, younger generation of British political elite: MPs and parliamentary candidates

August 29, 2014 / No Comments

The recent cabinet reshuffle was indicative of two main issues that are dominating the candidate ...

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Standing down: Retirement and candidate selection for 2015

July 16, 2014 / No Comments

With less than 10 months to the 2015 General Election, we look at who’s staying, who’s going, and...

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