Vernon Bogdanor

Type: Person
Name: Vernon Bogdanor
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Love 'em or hate 'em - Britain's rocky relationship with the EU

Maybe it is the long history of hostilities that clouds the British view of Europe with suspicion. As an empire builder and major trading power it was inevitable that Britain would come into conflict with rivals vying for the same territories and trade ... [Published BBC - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

The importance of remembering

The Prime Minister has established a Holocaust Commission to make recommendations for a memorial. This should encourage us to reflect on how the Holocaust should be remembered in a country that was not involved in it either as a perpetrator or a coll ... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

The Sorrow of 'The Pity of War'

Christopher Clark’s The Sleepwalkers , the Australian-born Cambridge historian’s scholarly account of the origins of the First World War, is nearing sales of almost 200,000 copies in Germany. That is an extraordinary achievement for any history book, ... [Published History Today - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Jan 15 2014 - Updated Jan 15 2014 - 1 reports

Podcast: Benefits Street vs the left, Cameron’s Euro mission and our 1964 expose

Has Benefits Street exposed Britain’s dirty secret? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Fraser Nelson debates the Labour MP Frank Field on the left’s reaction to the Channel 4 programme, why successive governments have failed to tackle the problem ... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Jan 15 2014]
First reported Dec 03 2013 - Updated Dec 03 2013 - 1 reports

David Cameron: my old Oxford University tutor is still telling me how to run the country

Vernon Bogdanor, the Prime Minister's former politics tutor at Oxford University, emails him critiques of how he is doing as Prime Minister David Cameron’s former university tutor is offering him private tips on how to run the country, it has emerged ... [Published Telegraph - Dec 03 2013]

Quotes

...attitude to Europe? For centuries "we lived in splendid isolation, protected by the Navy and the Empire," the historian Vernon Bogdanor has said. "now, of course, that period of isolation has long gone, but perhaps it still retains some of its impact upon the british people, who do not want ties with the continent."
Mr Cameron continued: "he sometimes says i have done something well but he often sends me emails the other way." Professor Bogdanor is a reported Liberal Democrat supporter, and used to be professor of government at Oxford University...

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Love 'em or hate 'em - Britain's rocky relation... [Published BBC - Apr 01 2014]
The importance of remembering [Published Jewish Chronicle - Mar 27 2014]
The Sorrow of 'The Pity of War' [Published History Today - Mar 13 2014]
Podcast: Benefits Street vs the left, Cameron’s... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Jan 15 2014]
David Cameron: my old Oxford University tutor i... [Published Telegraph - Dec 03 2013]
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