Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Politics & Society

News thumbnail image

The new Long Parliament

Thu 16 May 2019

We have now entered the longest Parliament session, by sitting days, since the English Civil War (1642-51), explains Professor Wyn Grant from PAIS.

News thumbnail image

The vanishing bus rider: What are the reasons for the great decline in bus ridership in the UK?

Thu 18 April 2019

Margaret Thatcher is famously alleged to have said: “A man who, beyond the age of 26, finds himself on a bus can count himself as a failure.” Though the provenance of this remark remains in question, one thing is clear: each year there are fewer such “failing men” — and women, for that matter, writes Professor Mike Waterson from the University of Warwick’s Department of Economics, for an article first published in Advantage Magazine.

Older news