HotSeat

  • Professor Simon Hix HotSeat on Jeremy Corbyn
    Permalink Gallery

    HOTSEAT: Simon Hix on the election of Jeremy Corbyn as the new leader of the Labour Party

HOTSEAT: Simon Hix on the election of Jeremy Corbyn as the new leader of the Labour Party

As Jeremy Corbyn becomes the new Leader of the Labour Party,  Simon Hix discusses the impact of his election on British politics.

HOTSEAT: Tony Travers on the 2016 London Mayoral Election

On 5 May 2016 the people of London will go to the polls to elect the city’s new Mayor. We sat down with Professor Tony Travers to discuss the potential candidates and the key issues which could decide how Londoners vote.

  • Laura Robbins-Wright on the HotSeat
    Permalink Gallery

    HOTSEAT: Laura Robbins-Wright on the migration situation in Calais

HOTSEAT: Laura Robbins-Wright on the migration situation in Calais

With the plight of migrants in Calais and their attempts to cross into the UK receiving increasing media coverage over the summer, Laura Robbins-Wright discusses the current situation and possible options for resolving it.

August 14th, 2015|HotSeat, PhD|0 Comments|

HOTSEAT: Tony Travers on the Labour leadership contest

With the Labour leadership contest becoming the key British political story of the summer, we sat down with Professor Tony Travers to discuss the candidates, the contest and its implications for the future of the party and the UK’s political landscape.

HOTSEAT: Charlie Beckett on the future of the BBC

Following the announcement of a consultation on the BBC’s future, we sat down with Professor Charlie Beckett to discuss what the implications could be both for the BBC itself and the overall media landscape.

July 28th, 2015|HotSeat|1 Comment|

HOTSEAT: Simon Hix on the crisis in Greece

On the Friday following the Greek people’s decisive referendum no vote, we sat down with Professor Simon Hix to discuss the implications of the rapidly evolving crisis for Greece and its European neighbours.

July 13th, 2015|Europe, HotSeat, Staff|0 Comments|

HOTSEAT: Kate Alexander Shaw on Budget 2015

In the wake of the first majority Conservative budget since the mid 90s, Kate Alexander Shaw discusses the implications of the policies outlined by George Osborne.

HOTSEAT: Martin Lodge on FIFA

On 27 May FIFA was thrown into turmoil when several of its senior officials were arrested under an American led investigation into alleged corruption within the organisation.

June 26th, 2015|HotSeat|0 Comments|

HOTSEAT: Simon Hix on the 2015 Queen’s Speech

Following the first Queen’s Speech under a Conservative majority since 1996, we sat down with Professor Simon Hix to discuss the key bills proposed by the government and what they might look like in practice.

HOTSEAT: The aftermath of the 2015 Election

As the dust settles following one of the most intriguing elections in recent history, we speak to Professor Tony Travers to discuss the result and what it means for parties across the political spectrum.