School of Politics and IR in the News: Election Round-Up

On the eve of the general election, here is a selection of political commentary by academics within the School of Politics and International Relations.

‘Britain’s parties in final hunt for votes’, Professor Matthew Goodwin, The Canberra Times, 9th December

‘Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn’s final election debate: academic experts on their claims’, Professor Feargal Cochrane, The Conversation, 7th December

‘Jo Swinson says she won’t back Corbyn, but ultimately she’ll have to’, Professor Matthew Goodwin, The Guardian, 2nd December

‘General election 2019: Lack of clarity on Brexit could make the difference’, Professor Matthew Goodwin, Reaction, 2nd December

‘General election 2019: Identity is the explosive charge set to blow a hole in Labour’s Red Wall’, Professor Matthew Goodwin, The Times, 1st December

‘UK election 2019: the parties’ competing visions for Britain’s place in the world’, Professor Richard Whitman, The Conversation, 28th November

”The pact between leaders around ‘Brexit’‘. Professor Matthew Goodwin, CCDiscovery, 19th November

‘ITV election debate: How sidelining Jo Swinson could backfire on Boris Johnson as Labour woos remainer voters’, Professor Matthew Goodwin, The Telegraph, 18th November

‘Who’s most likely to win the general election? | Politics: Where Next? podcast’, Professor Matthew Goodwin, Channel 4, 15th November

‘Nigel Farage is still a problem for Boris Johnson’, Professor Matthew Goodwin, Financial Review, 14th November

Nigel Farage faces mounting pressure to stand down as his backers warn that the Brexit Party’s surging support could cost vital Tory seats at the election – Professor Matthew Goodwin, MailOnline. Also featured in Express,, Sunday Times (subscription), The New European, and more. 8th November

‘DUP may be overestimating opposition to Irish Sea border in Northern Ireland- new survey’, Professor Feargal Cochrane, The Conversation, 7th November