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The Strange Career of British Democracy

When the British Academy organised a discussion on the current state of British democracy on 2 March 2009, no one could have predicted the storm that was about to overwhelm the political establishment. Martin Kettle discusses how the current furore highlights some deeper failings in our democratic system.

• Martin Kettle

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 13 (June 2009).