In the run up to the elections in May 2016, and during the subsequent EU Referendum, British Government@LSE posted a series of articles by experts in the field to preview and analyse each of these critical contests.
The 2016 sub-national elections in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, London and England were important both for how public services are administered, and as a reflection of the landscape of British Politics. The EU Referendum held in June 2016 marked a watershed moment, ushering in 'Brexit' as arguably the defining political issue in British politics today.
This series gives a snapshot of a unique moment in British politics.
Read the series in full on GovBlog (The Department of Government blog)