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Audit of Political Engagement 13 infographic posters - The Election Effect

18 Apr 2016
A general election ballot box. Image Courtesy: Northern Ireland Executive, Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic
Image Courtesy: Northern Ireland Executive, Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic

Following one of the most unexpected general election results in modern times, this year’s Audit of Political Engagement (2016) explores whether there has been a post-election-year bounce in public engagement with politics.

Joel Blackwell, Senior Researcher, Hansard Society
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Senior Researcher, Hansard Society

Joel Blackwell

Joel Blackwell
Senior Researcher, Hansard Society

Joel conducts the Society’s continued research into the legislative process, the effectiveness of Parliament in scrutinising and holding the executive to account and the public’s engagement with politics.

He is co-author of 'The Devil is in the Detail: Parliament and Delegated Legislation'. Prior to joining the Hansard Society in 2014, Joel was a Political Consultant for Dods Parliamentary Communications and has also worked at the Electoral Commission. He graduated from Bristol University in 2005 with a degree in Politics and Social Policy.

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