Policy Papers


Safeguarding academic freedom in a neonationalist political moment

Mike Finn shows that a century of - more or less - academic freedom in the UK cannot be taken for granted, as the state-university relationship changes and the pressures of marketisation grow, against a backdrop of neonationalist elements entering into political discourse.

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‘No promotion of homosexuality’: Section 28 and the No Outsiders protests

George Severs shows that since Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988 was repealed there has been little guidance from government on how to implement LGBT-inclusive education. It would be easier to resolve the current controversy, centring on the LGBT education programme in Birmingham schools, if the Department for Education issued new guidelines. 

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Opinion Articles


Chlorinated chicken, the European ‘museum of farming’ and the agricultural revolution of the future

John Martin and James P. Bowen take issue with claims that a 'museum of farming' approach by the EU has constrained British agriculture - which has been strongly innovative while maintaining high welfare standards

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Brexit and the mythologies of nationalism: a warning for Wales

Richard Marsden explores the historical distinctions between nationalist movements in Scotland, Ireland and Wales - and what this means for the UK after Brexit.

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Andrew Blick talks with RTV on the Conservative leadership contest

H&P's director Dr Andrew Blick Talks about the Conservative leadership contest in an interview with RTV of Slovakia.

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Dr Andrew Blick’s evidence on autocracies to Foreign Affairs Committee

The Committee was seeking evidence on UK foreign-policy relationships with autocracies - and the history of the development of democracy in the UK itself is key.

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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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