Politics and the 2007 local elections
Dr Matthew Cragoe (formerly at the University of Hertfordshire and now Professor of Modern British History at the University of Sussex) talks about the history of politics in the run up to the locall elections held on Thursday 3rd May 2007. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.
Faith in Politics
Rt Hon Anne Widdecombe is a widely known former MP, a convert to Catholicism from the Church of England, a novelist and a broadcaster. She served as both Shadow Health Minister and Shadow Home Secretary during her time in Parliament. In the 2010 Newman Seminar she reflects on the part that her Christian faith played in her work as an MP. The Newman Seminar is a partnership between the Hertfordshire Circle of the Newman Association and the University of Hertfordshire Chaplaincy.