Parliamentary Affairs

Parliamentary Affairs was founded by the Hansard Society in 1948, and is a quarterly, subscription-based journal published in partnership with OUP.

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From time to time this blog will include articles by the editors and contributors to the Hansard Society's quarterly journal, Parliamentary Affairs. Showcasing the best international research, Parliamentary Affairs is a must read for anyone interested in representative democracy and contemporary politics.

Combining the latest in cutting-edge ‘real world’ research with serious policy impact, alongside topical essays by practitioners about major political and parliamentary developments in the UK and around the globe, Parliamentary Affairs is an essential platform for new ideas and evidence about some of the most critical issues facing representative politics today.

Parliamentary Affairs was founded by the Hansard Society in 1948, and is a quarterly, subscription-based journal published in partnership with Oxford University Press and edited independently by Professor Philip Cowley (Nottingham University) and Professor Jonathan Tonge (Liverpool University).

A selection of free, Editors’ Choice articles are available on the Parliamentary Affairs website, where you can also sign-up for free e-mail alerts about newly published articles.

Any contributions to this blog drawing on content from the Journal reflect the views of the individual authors and not the Hansard Society or Oxford University Press.