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Editors
Professors Philip Cowley and Jonathan Tonge

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Parliamentary Affairs is an established, peer-reviewed academic quarterly covering all the aspects of government and politics directly or indirectly connected with Parliament and parliamentary systems in Britain and …

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70th Anniversary Collection

The editors of Parliamentary Affairs have drawn together a collection of some of the journal's most influential papers to celebrate its 70th anniversary.

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Top Cited Papers

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Opinion Polls

As Parliamentary Affairs celebrates its 70th anniversary amid a fevered election campaign, take a look at some of its articles from across the decades on whether opinion polls in British election campaigns get things right - or wrong.

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From the OUPblog

Marriage equality in Australia: will 2016 bring a change in the law?

A series of landmark events in 2015 sustained prevalent interest in the campaign for marriage equality. In May, Ireland became the first country to legalise same-sex marriage via a referendum…

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Making plans for Nigel (Dodds): the General Election and Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland’s part in the General Election, often seen as peripheral, has already attracted more interest than usual…

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Will our political leaders survive 2015?

As the 2015 UK General Election approaches, the world’s eyes are focused on the main party leaders, and on the ways in which the outcome of this election may affect their political careers. And as Tony Blair stated: ‘The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.’…

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What do you mean "woman problem"?!

They don’t like to admit it, but a lot of politicians have a “woman problem”. The phrase has become common parlance in British politics…

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