H&P encourages historians to use their expertise to shed light on issues of the day. The H&P office can help historians to publish Opinion Articles in the national media or on this website. We currently have 196 Opinion Articles listed by date and they are all freely searchable by theme, author or keyword.
Why did the Hillsborough families have to fight so hard for justice? Chris A. Williams reviews the history of policing and accountability.
Prof. Jens Wendel-Hansen looks back at Greenland's decision to leave the EEC and asks what lessons can be drawn for Britain's future in the European Union.
Ahead of the 2016 EU Referendum, Paul Cartledge offers a potted history of referendums throughout the ages.
Recent criticisms of Barack Obama's comments on the EU referendum should be viewed in the wider history of Anti-Americanism within the Conservative party, argues N.C. Fleming.
Ann Lyon explores the historical implications of the recent revelations regarding Archbishop Justin Welby's paternity.
Linda Risso laments the lack of historians engaging in defence policy issues.
As the Tata Steel controversy continues, Bleddyn Penny looks at the historic role the steel industry has played in shaping Port Talbot's community.
Sarah Roddy, Julie-Marie Strange & Bertrand Taithe suggest that recent controversies surrounding charitable fundraising may have their historical precedents in Victorian and Edwardian England.
N. C. Fleming argues that the recent Conservative backbench revolt on Sunday Trading Laws is indicative of the party's historic identification with Christianity.
Prof. Robert Tombs offers an historical explanation of Britain's uneasy relationship with European integration.
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