What do they think they’re doing? Views of government and politics from political insiders

Lee Jarvis has recently been involved in a UEA-led project called the Talking Shop! which collects the views of 'political insiders' about government and politics in Britain.  Collecting this information, Lee Jarvis argues, can help to bridge the and between politicians and the wider world. Staff and students in UEA’s School of Politics, Philosophy, Language…

Modern Outlawry: The Magna Carta, Terrorist Organisations and the Erosion of Parliamentary Scrutiny 

Tim Legrand argues that Parliament offers ineffective scrutiny of the Executive's anti-terrorism proscription orders, undermining the rule of law and eroding civil liberties. The leader of the Green Party, Natalie Bennett, has sparked rather predictable outrage in the pages and online comments sections of the right-wing press by suggesting that…

UEA Broadcast Journalism student’s documentary on the Scottish Independence Referendum

UEA Broadcast Journalism student, Hamza Bayrak, made this documentary on the Scottish independence referendum, , which can be watched above (or on YouTube).  Hamza's work formed his  “Dissertation by Practice” for his Master’s Degree. But the hard work paid off in other ways too. Hamza’s coverage and interviews with senior politicians and…