VideoCast: UK General Election — 9 Essential 2-Minute Analyses


As voters prepare for Thursday’s UK General Election, nine University of Birmingham analysts offer their key points in two minutes or less:

“Brexit is Critical to Future Prosperity of This Country”

Professor Simon Collinson, Business School:

“The Public Has to Be Convinced of the Importance of This Campaign”

Dr Matt Cole, History:

“Conservatives Must Be Clear About Plans for Human Rights”

Professor Fiona de Londras, Law:

“Two-Party Politics in Britain is Dying”

Professor Scott Lucas, Politics and International Studies:

“For Health and Social Care, Critical Issue is Money”

Professor Judith Smith, Health Policy and Management:

“Bad Economics May Benefit Conservative Party…But They May Suffer”

Professor John Fender, Economics:

“Conservatives Will Be Seeking Seats in West Midlands”

Dr Mark Goodwin, Politics and International Studies:

“Questions over Labour and UK Independence Party”

Dr Matthew Francis, History:

“3 Concerns About the Conservatives”

Dr Huw Macartney, Politics and International Studies:

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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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