Monthly Archives: July 2019

‘Tory leadership contest: What’s on the minds of party members?’, BBC, 5 July 2019.

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‘How the Tories became a Brexit death cult in thrall to Boris Johnson’, Independent, 27 June 2019.

Has the Conservative Party become a death cult? A few years ago that would not have been a question that it would have occurred to anyone even to ask. But after the publication of YouGov’s most recent polling of its grassroots members, it’s … Continue reading

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‘People are unpredictable at predicting what they will do’ (with Phil Cowley), Times, 27 June 2019.

How good are you at predicting what you’ll do in the future? Or even remembering what you’ve recently done – particularly when it comes to politics? Not always that good, if our research is anything to go by. Prior to … Continue reading

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‘Tory leadership: Who gets to choose the UK’s next prime minister?’, BBC, 23 June 2019.

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‘The Surreal Contest to Succeed Theresa May’, Foreign Affairs, 17 June 2019

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‘Boris Johnson supporters want no-deal Brexit and less talk of climate change – new survey of party members reveals’, The Conversation (with Paul Webb), 11 June 2019.

By the end of July the UK will have a new prime minister. They will be chosen not by the electorate but by a group of around 160,000 members of the Conservative Party. This selectorate gets to choose between the … Continue reading

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‘How Farage took control’, Unherd, 7 June 2019.

Politics is like poker. You don’t always need that strong a hand in order to win. You just have to convince your opponents that you do. The influence of Europe’s – and in particular Britain’s – populist radical Right parties … Continue reading

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