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

The President’s speech

Nigel Fletcher shows that this is not the first time a US President's proposed visit to the UK has become deeply controversial

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Donald Trump and Shinzo Abe’s strategic vision

Erika Tominaga suggests that the advent of Donald Trump could be very good news for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

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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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BOOK LAUNCH: Alternatives to State-Socialism in Britain

River Room, 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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Commonwealth Trade after Brexit: historical reflections

The Anatomy Museum, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS
14:00 pm - 17:00 pm

Based on historical experiences, what economic opportunities might the Commonwealth of Nations offer a post-Brexit Britain?

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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

With long-established offices in King's College London and the University of Cambridge, H&P is an expanding Partnership currently supported by 6 Higher Education Institutes: King’s College London, University of Bristol, University of Cambridge, The University of Edinburgh, University of Leeds, 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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