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Surprisingly, UK think tanks don’t often communicate with elected officials

Pautz, Hartwig (2014) Surprisingly, UK think tanks don’t often communicate with elected officials. Democratic Audit Blog (25 Jun 2014). Website.

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The UK has an established and influential think tank sector, with research organisations across the political spectrum providing a constant stream of political and policy ideas, setting the agenda, and influencing the media’s reporting of events. Here, Hartwig Pautz looks at exactly who these organisations communicate with most frequently, and shows that the sector is surprisingly reticent in communicating with elected politicians, with the partial exception of Members of Parliament.

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Additional Information: © 2014 Democratic Audit UK
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2014 12:20
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 19:15

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