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About Gisela Stuart

Gisela Stuart is a member of parliament for the constituency of Birmingham Edgbaston, England, representing the Labour Party.

Articles by Gisela Stuart

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Europe lost and found

The democratic flaws of the European Union make elections to the European parliament matter less than they should, says Gisela Stuart.

Referenda: democracy vs elites

The people's direct voice in judging constitutional change in the European Union must be upheld, says Gisela Stuart in response to George Schöpflin.

The body of democracy

A contract of trust between citizens and politicians on a defined national community – we can elect you, we can remove you – is fundamental to a democracy, says the German-born British Labour MP Gisela Stuart.
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