Who won the UK general election, how, why, and with what implications for Britain and Europe? - London, 14 May 2015
A seminar organised by Nuffield College, Oxford, in partnership with the London office of the European Parliament
With this general election set to be the tightest for a generation and Europe one of its crunch issues, Nuffield College, Oxford, and the EP office in London held a seminar at which leading academics and pollsters analysed the results and the implications for the UK's ties with the EU.
17.00 - 17.10
Introduction by Sir Andrew Dilnot, Warden of Nuffield College, Oxford.
17.10 - 17.25
Scene-setting remarks by Guest of Honour, Sir David Butler, Emeritus Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford; Co-author, Nuffield 'British General Election' series, 1951-2005.
17.25 - 18.15
Panel One: Who won the UK general election, how and why?
Professor Geoff Evans, Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford; Member, 2015 British Election Study (BES) team;
Professor Jane Green, University of Manchester; Member, 2015 British Election Study (BES) team;
Peter Kellner, President of YouGov; former Visiting Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford.
Chaired by Dr Maya Even, Visiting Fellow, Reuters Institute for Study of Journalism, Oxford University.
18.15 - 19.10
Panel Two: What are implications of the general election for Britain and Europe?
Professor Vernon Bogdanor, King's College, London; former Professor of Government, Oxford University;
Sir Ivor Crewe, Master of University College, Oxford; former Research Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford;
Lord (Gus) O'Donnell, former Cabinet Secretary; Visiting Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford;
Kalypso Nicolaïdis, Professor in International Relations, St Antony's College, Oxford.
Chaired by Anthony Teasdale, Director-General, European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS); Former Research Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford.
The organisers express their appreciation to the British Election Study (BES) for their active support for this event.