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article News story: Conservatives heading for defeat in at least three flagship London boroughs in forthcoming local elections
21, February , 2018

The Conservatives should be braced for a very difficult night when the London elections are held in May, according to a new poll out conducted for the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London.  

article News story: Queen Mary researcher appointed to Migration Leadership Team
9, January , 2018

Kavita Datta, Professor of Development Geography at Queen Mary University of London, has been appointed to the London International Development Centre (LIDC) Migration Leadership Team.

article News story: Survey of Britain's party members reveals glaring contrasts between Tories and other parties
4, January , 2018

A survey of the country’s party members has revealed glaring contrasts between rank and file Tories and their Labour, Lib Dem and SNP counterparts.

article News story: UK productivity may beat forecasts, says Bank of England’s Silvana Tenreyro
16, January , 2018

Just two sectors of the economy – financial services and manufacturing – are responsible for sluggish productivity growth in the UK economy, according to Silvana Tenreyro, the newest member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee.

article News story: Professor Richard Bourke awarded prestigious accolade from the Nanovic Institute for European Studies
17, January , 2018

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame has awarded the Honourable Mention in the 2018 Laura Shannon Prize to Professor Richard Bourke for his book Empire & Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke.

article News story: Universities Minister Sam Gyimah backs review of tuition fees
19, January , 2018

The new Universities Minister Sam Gyimah has said that a review of student tuition fees is on the way. He was speaking at the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London, in his first public appearance since his appointment to the role.

article News story: Survey of MPs reveals Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face significant political challenges over Brexit
22, January , 2018

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face significant challenges within their own parliamentary parties over Brexit, a new survey of MPs has found.  

article News story: Queen Mary announces major PhD programme with the Leverhulme Trust
25, January , 2018

Queen Mary University of London has announced a new Doctoral Scholarship Programme, supported by the Leverhulme Trust, beginning in 2018 and worth £1,050,000.

article News story: Uncovered letters reveal how Gaitskell’s grieving widow was left ‘shocked’ and ‘deeply hurt’ by PM Macmillan’s speech
1, February , 2018

Conservative Prime Minister Harold Macmillan deeply offended the widow of the deceased Labour leader Hugh Gaitskell just days after the politician’s untimely death 55 years ago. A letter in which Mrs Gaitskell describes herself as “deeply hurt” has been discovered in the National Archives and is being published for the first time.

article News story: New report on Brexit and public opinion reveals divisions both between and within parties
31, January , 2018

A values divide is emerging which could dramatically impact on politics in the years to come, a comprehensive report on Brexit and public opinion reveals.

article News story: Brexiteer defends questioning Treasury’s forecasts
2, February , 2018

Speaking at the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London last night, Jacob Rees-Mogg, North East Somerset MP and leading Brexiteer, defended raising claims that Treasury officials are trying to influence policy around Brexit. 

article News story: Most Londoners believe homelessness has gone up in the capital
23, February , 2018

Sixty-nine percent of Londoners think that rough sleeping has increased in the capital, according to the latest poll out conducted for the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London. 

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