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UKIP’s rise could spark unplanned but welcome constitutionalreform

Barber, Stephen (2014) UKIP’s rise could spark unplanned but welcome constitutionalreform. Democratic Audit Blog (22 Oct 2014). Website.

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UKIP’s rise has caught the establishment by surprise, with the main parties doing all they can to prevent the further rise of the right-wing populist party. However their success is likely to be limited by the difficulty that new parties have in breaking into a House of Commons distinguished by its continuing use of First Past the Post and a House of Lords which doesn’t hold elections at all. Stephen Barber argues that UKIP’s rise could spark unplanned constitutional reform to correct these undemocratic anomalies.

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Additional Information: © 2014 Democratic Audit UK.
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
K Law > KD England and Wales
K Law > KD England and Wales > KDC Scotland
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2015 10:03
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 07:27

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