H&P encourages historians to use their expertise to shed light on issues of the day. If you are interested in submitting an opinion piece for publication, please see our editorial guidelines. We currently have 245 Opinion Articles listed by date and they are all freely searchable by theme, author or keyword.
Louise Jackson places Cressida Dick's recent appointment in the context of the history of women policing over the last hundred years.
Will better education in prisons prevent reoffending? Rosalind Crone looks back to Victorian prison education experiments that are still influential today.
Dr J M Moore offers the Victorian Winson Green prison as a historical lesson for Michael Gove's prison reforms.
Why did the Hillsborough families have to fight so hard for justice? Chris A. Williams reviews the history of policing and accountability.
On International Anti-Corruption Day (9th December), André Vitória & Ronald Kroeze show how history can be used in the modern day fight against corruption.
It's not only the NHS and BBC that can learn lessons from the Savile investigations. Dr Adrian Bingham, of Sheffield University, argues in an new opinion piece co-published with Opendemocracy that press culture at the time contributed to Savile's ability to abuse.
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