Petra Schleiter is an Associate Professor and Valerie Belu a Masters Student, both at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford.
May 2015: Who forms the UK government in the event of a hung parliament?
The polls predict a hung parliament after the May 2015 election. More than one potential government could be viable....
Why the UK needs improved caretaker conventions before the election
In 2010, the UK’s underspecified caretaker conventions caused the “Squatter in Downing Street” controversy, when...
Why the Fixed-term Parliaments Act should not be repealed
The Coalition introduced the Fixed Term Parliaments Act in 2011. Now some Conservative MPs want to repeal the Act....