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Politics and Society

17 May 2021

2021 elections – what have we learnt?

To kick off our Spotlight on British Politics week, speakers discussed the lessons to be learnt from the recent set of elections in May, considering the results in Scotland and Wales, the local elections, and the Hartlepool by-election.


  • Sir John Curtice, Senior Fellow, UK in a Changing Europe and Professor of Politics, University of Strathclyde
  • James Forsyth, Political Editor, The Spectator
  • Rob Ford, Professor of Political Science, University of Manchester
  • Paula Surridge, Deputy Director, UK in a Changing Europe
  • Chair: Anand Menon, Director, UK in a Changing Europe


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