• Michael Gove (2)
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    ‘British values’, secret terror trials and another Miliband own-goal: UK blog round up 14 – 20 June

‘British values’, secret terror trials and another Miliband own-goal: UK blog round up 14 – 20 June

Joel Suss, Managing Editor of the British Politics and Policy blog, takes a look at the week in UK blogging.

Teaching ‘British values’

Following a damaging report by Ofsted regarding the alleged infiltration of schools by Muslim hardliners, the education secretary Michael Gove delivered a speech in which he said that the government should require the teaching of “British values” in all primary and […]

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    Newark, the Queen’s speech and Gove versus May: UK blog round up 31 May – 6 June

Newark, the Queen’s speech and Gove versus May: UK blog round up 31 May – 6 June

Joel Suss, Managing Editor of the British Politics and Policy blog, takes a look at the week in UK blogging.

Newark by-election results

The Conservatives held on to their seat in Newark with a comfortable majority after the by-election yesterday. On The Spectator’s Coffee House blog, Sebastian Payne is confident that the vote signals UKIP will be hard-pressed to achieve a Westminster […]

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    Local election results, why the turnout for the European elections has been falling, and rendering citizens stateless: UK blog round up 17 – 23 May

Local election results, why the turnout for the European elections has been falling, and rendering citizens stateless: UK blog round up 17 – 23 May

Joel Suss, Managing Editor of the British Politics and Policy blog, takes a look at the week in UK blogging. 

Local elections

The result of the 2014 local elections revealed a disastrous collapse for the Liberal Democrats, another strong showing for UKIP, a gain in councillors (but nothing to shout about from the rooftops) for the Labour party, and a loss […]

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    Polling concerns for Miliband, the gloves come off for Gove and Clegg, and John Smith remembered: UK blog round up 10 – 16 May

Polling concerns for Miliband, the gloves come off for Gove and Clegg, and John Smith remembered: UK blog round up 10 – 16 May

Joel Suss, Managing Editor of the British Politics and Policy blog, takes a look at the week in UK blogging. 

Bad polls for Miliband and Labour cause panic

A series of polls early in the week showing Labour falling to second behind the Conservatives caused panic in the Labour camp at the beginning of the week, with some pointing to Miliband’s atrocious favourability ratings and […]

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    European elections, Pfizer-Zeneca and unpopular populism: UK Blog round up 3 – 9 May

European elections, Pfizer-Zeneca and unpopular populism: UK Blog round up 3 – 9 May

Joel Suss, Managing Editor of the British Politics and Policy blog, takes a look at the week in UK blogging. 

European elections loom 

Having shown blithe disregard for some time, David Cameron has finally broken his silence on UKIP, attacking the rising electoral threat this morning. On The Spectator’s Coffee House blog, Isabel Hardman wonders about his post-European election plan to […]

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    Piketty does London, legal aid cuts cause the government damage, and Miliband proposes ‘rent control’: UK blog round up 26 April – 2 May

Piketty does London, legal aid cuts cause the government damage, and Miliband proposes ‘rent control’: UK blog round up 26 April – 2 May

Joel Suss, Managing Editor of the British Politics and Policy blog, takes a look at the week in UK blogging. 

Legal aid and operation cotton

A judge ordered a stay in the proceedings against five defendants charged with fraud due to the failure in finding them adequate legal representation. The significant cuts to legal aid, initiated by Chris Grayling, the first […]

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    Clegg v Farage, GDW v GDP, and political science v itself : Top 5 blogs you might have missed this week

Clegg v Farage, GDW v GDP, and political science v itself : Top 5 blogs you might have missed this week

On SPERI Comment, Mick Moran points out that, while economics is beginning to rethink many of its assumptions as a result of the financial crisis, political science has yet to examine itself.

On Project Syndicate, Gus O’Donnell makes the case for Gross Domestic Wellbeing to replace GDP.

On the PSA’s Insight blog, Nick Anstead looks at why the debate between Nick […]

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    ‘Britain is different’, endogenous money creation, and keeping quiet about productivity: Top 5 blogs you might have missed this week

‘Britain is different’, endogenous money creation, and keeping quiet about productivity: Top 5 blogs you might have missed this week

Writing for the Guardian’s Comment is Free section, David Graeber looks at a remarkable paper out of the Bank of England that explains how money is created in the modern economy. The Bank debunked common myths about money creation, in particular that banks create deposits by making loans rather extending loans from deposits.

On openDemocracy’s OurKingdom blog, Adam Ramsay examines the ‘Scotland is different’ slogan […]

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