British Politics

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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Snap, Crackle, Pop? May a’r Cwestiwn o Etholiad Brys

Posted on 27 September 2016 by Aled Hughes

Gyda Chynhadledd Hydref y Ceidwadwyr yn cael ei gynnal yn Birmingham wythnos nesaf, Aled Morgan Hughes sy’n ystyried Theresa May a’r cwestiwn o etholiad cyffredinol brys… “I’ve got the power!” bloeddia anthem rap y band Snap! o’r 1990au. Llinell, mae’n debyg, sydd bellach yn berthnasol i Brif Weinidog Prydain, Theresa May. Ers ymddiswyddiad syfrdanol David
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