Policy Papers


Whistle-blowing in the National Health Service since the 1960s

Claire Hilton traces the similarities between problems in the NHS in the 1960s and those today, and suggests how effective whistle-blowing systems can drive change.

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Women in Parliament since 1945: have they changed the debate?

Luke Blaxill and Kaspar Beelen trace the existence of gendered topics in Parliamentary debate - and discover who speaks on them - using computerised textual analysis on speeches since 1945.

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Opinion Articles


Lost in translation: Brexit and the Anglo-German relationship

Helene von Bismarck argues that British Prime Ministers have fundamentally misunderstood what the European project means to Germany

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The Investigatory Powers Act - a break with the past?

David Vincent asks whether the so-called 'Snooper's Charter' is really unprecedented in the history of surveillance and security legislation

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History shows that cutting welfare to protect the economy is misguided

H&P Editorial Director and co-founder Professor Simon Szreter co-authors paper in The Lancet highlighting the early modern social security system in England as a stimulus to economic growth

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H&P director advises Welsh Government on Article 50 case

History & Policy's director Dr Andrew Blick will advise on the historical and constitutional context as the Welsh Government seeks representation in the appeal before the Supreme Court.

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The Contested History of Hormone Pregnancy Tests

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Buckingham House Lecture Theatre, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CB3 0DF
09:00 am - 17:00 pm

This one-day conference brings together perspectives from activism and biomedicine as well as the history and social studies of medicine to examine and discuss the contested history of hormone pregnancy tests.

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BOOK LAUNCH: Alternatives to State-Socialism in Britain

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King's College London
17:30 pm - 19:30 pm

Professor Peter Ackers and Dr Alastair Reid introduce their edited collection of essays challenging traditional narratives of twentieth century British labour history

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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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About Us


H&P is a unique collaboration between the Institute of Contemporary British History at King's College London and the University of Cambridge.

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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