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15th February 2012
Expired
15 Feb 2012
Tags: 
devolution
scotland
lse
alex salmond
independence referendum
london

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Event:

Independence and Responsibility: the future of Scotland

Venue:
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building (LSE)
Starts:
06:30pm
Ends:
08:00pm

British Government@LSE public lecture

Alex Salmond will set out his vision for Scotland's future, including the opportunities provided by independence, setting the context for the Scottish government's plans for a referendum.

Alex Salmond is the first minister of Scotland. He was born in Linlithgow in 1954. He attended Linlithgow Academy before studying at St Andrews University, where he graduated with a joint honours MA in Economics and History. He became the first ever SNP First Minister of Scotland in May 2007 and won the Aberdeenshire East constituency at the May 2011 election, when the SNP won a majority of seats of in the Scottish Parliament. MSPs re-elected him unopposed for a second term as First Minister on May 18 2011.

Ticket Information

This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required. One ticket per person can be requested on Monday 6 February.

You can request your ticket online from Monday 6 February on the LSE website

29th November 2011
Expired
29 Nov 2011
Tags: 
coalitions
research
comparative politics
lse
london
europe
mcdougall

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Event:

Democracy Workshop: How coalitions work - Lessons for the UK?

Venue:
Lakeman Library, 6 Chancel Street, London SE1 OUX
Starts:
01:00pm
Ends:
02:30pm

Speaker: Professor Simon Hix of the London School of Economics

Hear and discuss how coalitions work in the Europe from Professor Simon Hix. We’ll see what lessons can be learned for the UK - with its own limited experience of coalition - from the EU and federal member states such as Germany.

Please register your interest by noon on Monday, 28 November 2011 to admin@mcdougall.org.uk

18th July 2011
Expired
18 Jul 2011
Tags: 
house of lords
second chamber
reform
london
constitutional reform
lse
debate

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Event:

The End of the Peer Show?

Venue:
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building London School of Economics, WC2A 2AE
Starts:
06:30pm
Ends:
08:00pm

To celebrate the publication of The End of the Peer Show?, a collection of responses to the recent draft bill on Lords reform, The Constitution Society and CentreForum would like to invite you to a debate on the future of the House of Lords.
 

Speakers will include

  • Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP, Shadow Leader of the Commons,
  • Rt Hon Baroness Jan Royall, Leader of the Opposition in the House of Lords,
  • Rt Revd Lord Richard Harries, former Bishop of Oxford,

This event is free but you must register to attend by emailing politicsandpolicy@lse.ac.uk