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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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Too long ago? Orgreave and the challenge of understanding the past

Lucy Delap argues that inquiries into recent historical events are vital for full understanding, lesson learning and public trust.

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The contentious history of pregnancy test drugs: will science find its own path to the truth?

Hormone Pregnancy Test (HPT) drugs are currently the subject of a government inquiry. Jesse Olszynko-Gryn suggest that consideration of the historical context is vital for a full understanding.

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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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Workers in the Boardroom: worker directors and lessons from history

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Lecture Theatre S-1.04, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS
11:00 am - 13:00 pm

What did Theresa May mean by her comments on the need for more worker directors? The Trade Union Forum hosts this panel discussion between historians, practitioners and a current worker-director.

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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 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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