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The BBC World Service and Global Britain

Gordon Johnston shows that the BBC World Service's reputation has historically rested on independence from government - a critical point as funding arrangements come under review

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The reservoirs that weren’t: lessons for contemporary infrastructure planning

Victorian infrastructure development is lionised today, but this interdisciplinary case study of early-twentieth century Leeds shows that the problems faced by modern projects are nothing new

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Opinion Articles


Protection or control? The debate over emergency contraception

Anne Hanley finds that women's sexual health choices are still subject to regulation with the moral overtones of a hundred years ago - and health outcomes may suffer as a result

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The 2019 Election and the Media – a different kind of campaign

The December 2019 general election campaign has been like no other - partly due to the lack of scrutiny.

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Andrew Blick interviewed on the suspension of Parliament and the Supreme Court

History & Policy Director Dr Andrew Blick interviewed on Sky News and in the Daily Express about the suspension of Parliament and the Supreme Court case.

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Director of History & Policy appears on French national television

History & Policy Director Dr Andrew Blick, recenly gave an interview to the French national television channel France 2 on the Queen and Brexit.

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No. 10 Guest Historian Series


H&P is working in partnership with the Prime Minister's Office and the National Archives to help revitalise the history content of the new History of Government Blog website.

H&P commissions and edits the No. 10 Guest Historian series, written by expert historians from the H&P network, as well as creating lively new biographies of previous Prime Ministers.

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H&P is an expanding Partnership based at King's College London and the University of Cambridge, and additionally supported by the University of Bristol, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Leeds, the Open University, and the University of Sheffield.

We are the only project in the UK providing access to an international network of more than 500 historians with a broad range of expertise. H&P offers a range of resources for historians, policy makers and journalists.

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