Month: June 2016

Did the Debates Have an Impact on the 2016 Welsh Assembly Election?

Posted on 20 June 2016 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

Televised leaders’ debates are a relatively new development in UK election campaigns – for general elections, we famously did not have them at all until 2010. There has since been considerable debate, prompted most notably by the failure of ‘Clegg-mania’ to translate into a Liberal Democrat breakthrough in 2010, as to whether such debates can
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