Love on the rocks
 How badly has the recession affected the relationship between political parties and business?

Expert in the field - Professor Mick Moran - assesses the cracks in the relationship and how the crisis will affect it in the future.

Professor Moran was at the University to open the inaugural seminar series for the Centre for British Politics.


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Making a difference
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He talks about the pressures of national policy work and his challenging portfolio.

Mr Coaker was speaking in the seminar series hosted by the Centre for British Politics in the School of Politics and International Relations.


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Professor Steven Fielding looks at the latest in the build-up to Election 2010 and looks ahead to the Iraq inquiry,
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Rebuilding parliament
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(While from a British point of view, it can easily be applied to
American democracy.)

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Love on the rocks?
How badly has the recession affected the relationship between political parties and business? Expert in the field - Professor Mick Moran - assesses the cracks in the relationship and how the crisis will affect it in the future. Professor Moran was at the University to open the inaugural seminar series for the Centre for British Politics.
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