My review of Europe Reset by Richard Youngs for LSE Review of Books, which sets out a new vision for … More
I reviewed Louise Thompson’s new book on House of Commons bill committees for LSE Review of Books. The book offers a persuasive new account of committees’ work and shows how backbench MPs can influence legislation.
Review of The VP Advantage: How Running Mates Influence Home State Voting in Presidential Elections by Christopher J. Devine and Kyle C. … More
My review of ‘Devolution and Localism in England’ by David M. Smith and Enid Wistrich for LSE Review of Books (5 … More
My review of ‘Money and Electoral Politics’ by Ron Johnston and Charles Pattie for LSE Review of Books (15 August 2014). I found the book an excellent source of data and insight on the financing of political parties and elections, but with a number of key issues under-explored.
I reviewed ‘Yes: The Radical Case for Scottish Independence’ by James Foley and Pete Ramand for the LSE Review of Books (28 April 2014). A very interesting read, but ultimately it persuaded me that there was no evidence that Scotland was on course for a radical future post-independence.