Category: Politics

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Phil Burton-Cartledge, Course Director of Law and Social Sciences, shares a short guide to voting in the General Election. It won't make your mind up for you but will hopefully help you come to an informed decision.

Professor Keith McLay of the University of Derby examines how the unusual prospect of MPs sitting on a Saturday precendents throughout the history of Parliament.

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Lisa Cherkassky, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Derby, examines the use and history of diplomatic immunity, an issue at the heart of a fatal collision investigation.

Green leaves and trees

Professor Paul Elliott and doctoral researcher Mark Knight from the University of Derby make a case for expanding the National Forest to East Midlands cities.

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Professor Keith McLay, Pro Vice-Chancellor Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Education at the University of Derby, discusses how participants in the Brexit debate are choosing historical examples to support their judgements.

Colin Hanson-New, Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management at the University of Derby, examines the impact of a no-deal Brexit on business logistics.

Professor Keith McLay examines the historical precedent that can be found in the Court of Session's decision to declare the prorogation of Parliament unlawful.

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Professor Keith McLay, Pro Vice-Chancellor Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Education at the University of Derby, discusses what prorogation in Parliament means in relation to Brexit.

Is leadership dead or is it just evolving? Rob James investigates new theories of how businesses and political movements are led.

Two Minutes to midnight: What has happened to the world's politics? Over a background of flames.

What has happened to politics and why? Rosie Marshalsay takes an in-depth look at the situation across the globe.