Articles by Vernon Bogdanor
The looming withdrawal of rights in Britain is so unusual, it is hard to see how it will play out. What does "taking back control" mean in practice?
The election may have been more decisive than predicted, but we still need to rewrite the rules
Public funding of political parties is not perfect, but it’s better than the alternative—a system in which rich donors and trade unions can buy influence
In Modern Britain, with so many parties, our electoral system is no longer fit for purpose
The Mayor's Office in London. Photo: Patrick Down In 2000, Londoners voted for the first elected mayor in Britain’s history. The mayor of London and the Greater London Authority were created...
Who should be the next king? How could Britain become a republic? Constitutional historian Vernon Bogdanor explains the rules
Coalition government has already changed British politics and our constitution. Now we need even more reform
The relationship between Wagner's operas and Nazism, though fascinating, has been analysed to death by novelists and historians. A new fictionalised treatment sheds little fresh light on the topic
The philosopher Bernard Williams brought to his writings on opera a rare vigour and intelligence—although Vernon Bogdanor disagrees with his interpretation of Wagner