Jac Larner

Jac Larner

Jac is a current PhD student in Political Science at Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre. He tweets at @jaclarner and can be reached via email at LarnerJM@cardiff.ac.uk

Latest posts

Wales vs England. A Twitter Story

Posted on 21 February 2017 by Jac Larner

*Following is a joint-post with Nye, Steffan and Aled* And Now For Something Completely Different… We decided to have a bit of a break from politics/law last week on Thinking Wales, with the team all rather distracted by what was going on in Cardiff on Saturday, February 11th. Whilst devastated with Wales’ last minute defeat
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Political Knowledge in Wales

Posted on 7 February 2017 by Jac Larner

The issue of measuring the political knowledge of voters is one that can be traced to the origins of modern political science. Without the ability to measure public opinion on a large scale, academics of the past worried that the electorate were apathetic and uninformed about government. Although modern public opinion measurement has improved at
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Gender and Representation in National Assembly for Wales Elections

Posted on 12 October 2016 by Jac Larner

In 2003, the National Assembly for Wales made waves worldwide as the first legislature to achieve 50:50 gender balance. Having shown such swift progress on equal representation, the Assembly has enjoyed a reputation as an institution more progressive – and representative – than Westminster. Yet in the years since, we’ve already begun to see the
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Posted on 18 September 2016 by Jac Larner

Welcome to Thinking Wales. This blog is to showcase current research, comments and analysis on Welsh politics and policy from postgraduate researchers at the Wales Governance Centre. The Centre and Cardiff University have a thriving community of postgraduate researchers who each have something unique to say on Welsh politics and policy. We want to give
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