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BASC welcomes environmental lawyer to the ranks

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) is excited to announce the appointment of law academic Dr Marnie Lovejoy as its new head of environment law research. Marnie has a PhD in law and is the former associate head of Portsmouth Law School. Gamekeeping runs in her family and she is a keen beater… Read more »

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Azeem Ibrahim is a Research Scholar at Harvard University
Comment: PR is less representative than you think

Proportional representation is like a box of chocolates: you never know what you’re going to get. By Azeem Ibrahim Now that we have a coalition, electoral reform is more likely than ever. And yet the post-electoral dithering and huddling is a better argument against proportional representation (PR) than we have had in a long time…. Read more »

Only 3% happy with hung parliament result
Public uncomfortable with hung parliament

By staff Only three per cent of voters are happy with the result of the general election, a poll has suggested. Research from Sky News, which questioned 1,814 people from May 7th to May 10th, found nearly two-thirds said the result of the election left them feeling pessimistic about prospects for the next six… Read more »