Politics @ Surrey

The blog of the Department of Politics at the University of Surrey

Fool Britannia? The UK and a Multi-speed Europe

Professor Alex Warleigh-Lack At the European Council summit this evening and tomorrow, David Cameron must face up to a dilemma that has plagued all his predecessors since John Major: can Britain really be at the heart of the European Union while choosing to stay out of many key EU activities? It was Prime Minister Major […]


Would David Cameron have sex with a pig? Would you watch?!

That is the question implicitly posed by Charlie Brooker’s latest TV offering, ‘Black Mirror’, which aired on Sunday 4th December.  Following the critically acclaimed Screenwipe and Brooker’s popular column in The Guardian, expectations for the three part ‘series’ have been high.  And, if the first episode is anything to go by, Black Mirror will provide […]


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