Might the 2021 UK Census be the last of its kind? Yes, if current proposals from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) are implemented. History & Policy have made a submission to the consulation exercise about these plans raising serious concerns about their wisdom.
Professor Virginia Berridge who helped to found History & Policy is the co-author of a new book on e-cigarettes and the politics of harm reduction.
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Historians, in partnership with History & Policy at the Institute of Historical Research, are planning to hold a series of seminars exploring the past, present and future of official history.
A 6-month post-doctoral research fellowship now available with History & Policy.
History & Policy author, Dr Charles Read, has been widely quoted in the press following the claim by Liz Truss that she was not warned about the dangers of her mini-budget.
Professor Virginia Berridge, one of the founders of History & Policy, and Professor of History and Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, (LSHTM) has been appointed a Deputy Chair of the London Drugs Commission.(LDC)
History & Policy has just published two new case studies by Dr Christopher Knowles exploring the use and value of history within the Treasury and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.
Dr Niamh Gallagher has provided oral evidence to the House of Lords Sub-Committee on the Northern Ireland Protocol.
H&P co-founder Professor Simon Szreter spoke at the Department for Work and Pensions conference on 5 October on the subject of "Incentivising an Ethical Economics".
The H&P roundtable organised by Dr Henry Irving (Leeds Beckett) to explore possible WW2 lessons for the Covid response appears in an On London analysis piece
H&P committee members are among the signatories to the letter which cites "demonstrably false" historical material in the handbook to the test
The now Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Anneliese Dodds MP, was a panellist at a major international conference on corruption supported by History & Policy in January 2019.
A group of historians of the Second World War meet online to discuss what today's government could learn about emergency response - edited highlights.
The co-authored piece comments on the lack of safeguards in the new legislation, compared to the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.
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