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On Saturday, there will an extraordinary meeting of members of UKIP when a vote of no confidence will be held for its leader Henry Bolton.  Should Bolton lose, UKIP will...

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UKIP, its leadership and minority and emerging parties

The LSE produces some sterling podcasts on all manner of topical issues - here's a very recent one from two of my favourite economists / policy gurus on how we think...

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Climate Change - how do we think about it?

Join us for the enrichment CPD event of 2018 for all A Level Politics teachers. An opportunity to sit back, relax and reinvigorate your subject expertise and passion. Not to be...

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Politics Teacher National Conference 2018

It's worth building up a series of examples if you're planning on teaching the Global Politics option for Edexcel. The latest from the Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe detention issue in Iran is...

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The role of the UN - human rights interventions

The Economist Intelligence Unit has published their latest rankings for the strength of democracies across the world. It will come as no surprise that North Korea languishes at the foot...

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Best And Worst Countries For Democracy

A government minister resigns in the House of Lords for being 2 minutes late - ministerial responsibility in action! Remarkable scenes and reaction from those around him.

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Minister resigns for being two minutes late!

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Edexcel A Level Politics Resource Pack - Political Ideas: Conservatism

A hat tip to Amanda Sexton for flagging up this excellent source of data for US Congresses up to and including Obama.

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Vital Statistics on Congress
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I'm not sure there is much that a professional photographer could do for me (photoshop is another matter, of course). However, users of dating apps are increasingly turning to professional...

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Spotting a Business Opportunity in the Dating Market
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A thought-provoking piece here from Times columnist David Aaronovitch who argues that the majority in support of Brexit will be reduced to zero as older voters are dying and new...

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The Death of Brexit - as Brexiteers Pass On?
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A concise two-minute video here from the Economist summarising the highlights (or lowlights) of the Trump presidency during 2017.

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Trump's First Year - the Economist

Some useful profiles of key political thinkers for the core & optional ideologies here in a special collection of study resources on the Tutor2u Politics site.

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Profiles of Key Political Thinkers

"Economic inequality is a symptom of processes—some good, some bad—that drive the global economy. It’s the residue of a post-industrialized age." So argues Professor Angus Deaton in...

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Are there good and bad causes of inequality?

A superb SWOT analysis here from Artemis Photiadou and Patrick Dunleavy at the LSE evaluating the effectiveness of the UK Parliament in holding the Executive to account and representing citizens....

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How effective is Parliament in controlling UK government and representing citizens?
20th December 2017

Powers of the Crown

This House of Lords Library Briefing contains a brief history of life peerages.

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Powers of the Crown

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