Welcome to ParliLinc - The Lincoln Parliamentary Research Centre

The University of Lincoln has a record of undertaking research into policy, parliaments and other key political institutions. It also seeks to build upon this to ensure that research informs teaching and the wider experiences of students at all levels.

The Lincoln Parliamentary Research Centre (ParliLinc) brings together work on parliaments and legislatures at the University. The Centre is based in the School of Social and Political Sciences, in the College of Social Science, although membership is open across the University. ParliLinc’s aim is to enhance research, facilitate impact and promote engagement with parliaments and legislatures in the UK and beyond. The Centre reflects a wide range of experience and expertise in parliamentary studies and associated fields, together with a variety of methodological approaches. It seeks to further develop the University of Lincoln as a recognised centre of excellence for research and teaching in parliamentary studies

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Dr Mark Bennister, Dr Andrew Defty, Prof Richard Barnes and Prof Bongani Bantwini & Dr Hlengani Baloyi

ParliLinc Welcomes Delegation from University…

On Wednesday 16 November, The Lincoln Parliamentary Research Centre welcomed a delegation from the University of Venda, South Africa,...

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Prime Minister Liz Truss addressing the comons

How did the Prime Minister…

By Dr Andrew Defty, Associate Professor It is remarkable that after a series of U-turns on key policy announcements...

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Does Legislature Size Impact Public…

Since the early eighteenth century, scholars have suggested that there is a trade-off between political representation and government efficiency....

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