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MPs are much less local than they would have us believe

Berry, Richard (2013) MPs are much less local than they would have us believe. Democratic Audit Blog (16 Jul 2013). Website.

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Abstract

It is common for parliamentary candidates to stress their local roots in order to win over voters. In the current Parliament, however, only around half of MPs were born in the region they represent, let alone their constituency. Democratic Audit’s Richard Berry has examined new data on MPs’ geographical origins. In the first of a two-part analysis, this post focuses on where MPs were born and went to school.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © Democratic Audit UK; Online
Divisions: Government
Public Policy Group
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Departments > Government
Research centres and groups > LSE Public Policy Group
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2013 10:50
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2019 00:14
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/53041

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