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It seems to be traditional that there are proportionately more women elected to the Parliament in Brussels than in Westminster, and according to our recent research,Read more
Why does Northern Ireland have exceptionally low levels of female representation? How do female legislators fare at the European level in the new EU member states?Read more
Next Summer the country is facing its longest election period without a Parliament in almost a century. Thanks to the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act 2011 the generalRead more
Tuned in or Turned off? Public attitudes to Prime Minister’s Questions, a new research report from the Hansard Society published today examines public attitudesRead more
In a speech to the Hansard Society the Speaker of the House of Commons, the Rt Hon John Bercow MP, explored further modernisation of the Parliament and BritishRead more
Acts of Parliament regularly grant power to ministers and other bodies to make new law (known as delegated or secondary legislation) using processes that involveRead more
Hansard Society Director Ruth Fox gave evidence to the House of Lords Constitution Committee today on the implications of coalition government. The Committee discussedRead more
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