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Falling parachutes: Are politicians becoming more “local”?

Gandy, R and Foster, S (2023) Falling parachutes: Are politicians becoming more “local”? Significance, 20 (6). pp. 26-29. ISSN 1740-9705

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As UK political parties gear up for a likely general election in 2024, they are busy selecting the most suitable candidates for each seat. Psephologists say voters prefer their parliamentarians to be “local”, not “parachuted” in – but what does the data teach us? Rob Gandy and Scott Foster catch the Speaker's eye

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Additional Information: This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced version of an article accepted for publication in Significance following peer review. The version of record Rob Gandy, Scott Foster, Falling parachutes: Are politicians becoming more “local”?, Significance, Volume 20, Issue 6, December 2023, Pages 26–29, is available online at: https://doi.org/10.1093/jrssig/qmad094
Uncontrolled Keywords: 0104 Statistics; Statistics & Probability
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Divisions: Liverpool Business School
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
SWORD Depositor: A Symplectic
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2023 09:42
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2023 09:45
DOI or ID number: 10.1093/jrssig/qmad094
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/22014
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