Policy Papers


The ‘rough sex’ defence: lessons from history

A recent high profile case highlights the controversial history of defences for murder, says Adrian Williamson

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Normalising bottle return and reuse: lessons from the Victorians on the limits of voluntary schemes

Parliament is examining proposals for voluntary bottle return schemes to reduce packaging waste - but Tom Licence says voluntary schemes have been tried before, and government intervention is needed

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Epidemic control in Chinese public health: past and present

Mary Augusta Brazelton relates the history of a public health approach that has incorporated coercion, persuasion, education – and most recently, "medical diplomacy"

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Ocado for all - lessons from Second World War transport logistics

As supermarkets battle with shortages and vulnerable customers suffer, there are lessons we can learn from co-operation between companies and local and national government, says Mark Roodhouse

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Andrew Blick interviewed on the suspension of Parliament and the Supreme Court

History & Policy Director Dr Andrew Blick interviewed on Sky News and in the Daily Express about the suspension of Parliament and the Supreme Court case.

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Director of History & Policy appears on French national television

History & Policy Director Dr Andrew Blick, recenly gave an interview to the French national television channel France 2 on the Queen and Brexit.

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No. 10 Guest Historian Series


H&P is working in partnership with the Prime Minister's Office and the National Archives to help revitalise the history content of the new History of Government Blog website.

H&P commissions and edits the No. 10 Guest Historian series, written by expert historians from the H&P network, as well as creating lively new biographies of previous Prime Ministers.

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H&P is an expanding Partnership based at King's College London and the University of Cambridge, and additionally supported by the University of Bristol, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Leeds, University of Liverpool, the Open University, and the University of Sheffield.

We are the only project in the UK providing access to an international network of more than 500 historians with a broad range of expertise. H&P offers a range of resources for historians, policy makers and journalists.

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