VideoCast: Lessons from the UK General Election…and What Comes Next

Two University of Birmingham experts on UK politics, David Cutts and Colin Thain, are joined by Conservative councillor Andrew Hardie to assess the outcome of the UK General Election and the future for the parties, Britain’s relationship with the EU, and UK society.

What accounts for the Conservative failure to gain a majority? Was there a Brexit effect? Has a surge in youth participation remade UK politics? Will the Tories be able to govern with the support of Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party? And much more….

See also Political WorldView Podcast: Understanding The UK General ElectionUK General Election: Brexit Suicide of Prime Minister May Only Poses More QuestionsUK General Election: What Just Happened? A 6-Point Guide (3 for Now, 3 for Later)

TOP PHOTO: Labour supporters celebrate in Glasgow on Election Night, June 9, 2017 (Press Association)

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Scott Lucas is Professor of International Politics at the University of Birmingham and editor-in-chief of EA WorldView. He is a specialist in US and British foreign policy and international relations, especially the Middle East and Iran. Formerly he worked as a journalist in the US, writing for newspapers including the Guardian and The Independent and was an essayist for The New Statesman before he founded EA WorldView in November 2008.

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