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GV311 British Government is a new undergraduate course with open public access.

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GV311 British Government is a new undergraduate course with open public access.

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    GV311 (2014/15) Week 20: General Elections in Britain [Video]

    GV311 (2014/15) Week 20: General Elections in Britain [Video]

    Contributor(s): Professor Vernon Bogdanor | Is the 2015 election different from earlier ones or is the pattern set? Is Britain moving towards more coalitions and fewer one-party governments? Professor Vernon Bogdanor considers the conduct and outcome of historic and recent general elections within the context of the 2015 contest.

    • 1 hr 22 min
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    GV311 (2014/15) Week 19: British government’s relations with Europe (part 2) [Video]

    GV311 (2014/15) Week 19: British government’s relations with Europe (part 2) [Video]

    Contributor(s): Professor Simon Hix | These two lectures will consider the UK’s formal relations with the European Union, the Council of Europe, and other European institutions. Europe has had massive impacts on UK politics which affect domestic politics, with a continuing debate about the country’s relationship with the EU.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    GV311 (2014/15) Week 19: British government’s relations with Europe (part 2) [Slides]

    GV311 (2014/15) Week 19: British government’s relations with Europe (part 2) [Slides]

    Contributor(s): Professor Simon Hix | These two lectures will consider the UK’s formal relations with the European Union, the Council of Europe, and other European institutions. Europe has had massive impacts on UK politics which affect domestic politics, with a continuing debate about the country’s relationship with the EU.

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    GV311 (2014/15) Week 18: British government’s relations with Europe (part 1) [Video]

    GV311 (2014/15) Week 18: British government’s relations with Europe (part 1) [Video]

    Contributor(s): Professor Simon Hix | These two lectures will consider the UK’s formal relations with the European Union, the Council of Europe, and other European institutions. Europe has had massive impacts on UK politics which affect domestic politics, with a continuing debate about the country’s relationship with the EU.

    • 1 hr 26 min
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    GV311 (2014/15) Week 17: Accountability to Parliament [Video]

    GV311 (2014/15) Week 17: Accountability to Parliament [Video]

    Contributor(s): Richard Bacon MP | Richard Bacon MP looks at the accountability of government to Parliament in the light of Parliamentarians’ belief there is a need for more effective scrutiny of the executive, in particular in relation to failures of procurement contracts and/or IT systems. The role of the Public Accounts Committee is examined in detail.

    • 1 hr 25 min
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    GV311 (2014/15) Week 16: Select Committees [Video]

    GV311 (2014/15) Week 16: Select Committees [Video]

    Contributor(s): Professor George Jones | Professor George Jones examines the evolution of Parliamentary select committees within the UK Parliament, in particular the reforms initiated in the early 1980s. How have select committees evolved and what are their key functions today?

    • 1 hr 21 min

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