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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). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2014 Democratic Audit UK.
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
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2015 10:03
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 10:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/63468

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