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Another hung Parliament: what next?

In this short video Professor Robert Hazell explains how the new government will be formed if no single party gains an overall majority in the UK general election in May. More...

Don’t let the Paris murderers win

Imagine that, on 7 January, two British Jihadists had attacked the headquarters of the French far right newspaper Minute. One can easily guess the response in France: utter shock at the brutal assassination of journalists, condemnation of international jihadism, and determination to ignore the provocation. The only way not to give the terrorists an easy victory, we would have been urged, is to stay calm, and keep going (to coin a phrase). This, roughly, would also have been an appropriate response to the actual events of 7 January. Unfortunately, the fact that the attack was perpetrated against a satirical, left-leaning, anti-religious newspaper by jihadists of French nationality scrambled all our ethico-political compasses. Our reaction has made us more, rather than less, exposed to the Islamist threat. More...

MPA in Public Administration and Management Fee Waiver Award

The School of Public Policy is pleased to announce a fee waiver award for candidates applying to study full-time on the MPA in Public Administration and Management in 2015/16. More...

Pentland Scholarship for the Executive MPA in Global Public Policy and Management 

The School of Public Policy at UCL invites applications for the Pentland Scholarship to support one individual undertaking its Global EMPA programme run jointly with NYU Wagner in New York.  The Global EMPA programme is intended to equip talented professionals, who have at least five years work experience, to develop their analytical skills and managerial competence so that they are able to provide public policy leadership in conditions of contemporary governance. More...

The Rt Honourable Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland, on the Economy

Nicola Sturgeon is Scotland’s first female First Minister and the first female to lead any of the devolved UK administrations. More...

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