Brexit as seen from Brussels – A free talk by Dr Nicholas Whyte…

Occasional Slugger Contributor Nicholas Whyte is back in town next Wednesday to give a talk at the UU Belfast Campus at 6pm on the topic of Brexit as seen from Brussels. The talk is free to attend but places are limited so you need to book. Book your place here… This is a joint UU/Slugger event, here is the blurb… What you see depends on where you stand. Nicholas Whyte, Visiting Professor at Ulster University and a Senior Director at …

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Who cares about Voting and Identity? Nicholas Whyte explains the stats … #ImagineBelfast15 (updated with charts)

Nicholas Whyte spoke at a lunchtime event being run under the umbrella of Imagine!2015 The Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics in the Ulster University’s Belfast campus: Who cares about Voting and Identity. You can listen back to his half hour presentation and follow along with the slides below. He broke down census results for national identity and looked at the most British / Irish / Northern Irish / Other wards and constituencies. He asks which parties are engaging with …

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Nicholas Whyte reviews the Assembly result

As usual Nicholas Whyte provides the most comprehensive review of what actually happened when all the votes were counted. He has kindly given permission for Slugger to carry his thoughts. He also has brief comments on each individual constituency here. Everything below comes from Nicholas: Assembly results – my considered take #ae11 – Nicholas Whyte Twelve seats out of 108 changed hands in terms of party representation, which is actually the same number as in 2007, though the shifts were …

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Martin not for the FM role (not this year at least)…

In the first of a series of analysis pieces for Stratagem, Nicholas Whyte looks at an issue which is only obtusely refered to in public but which may be responsible for the only substantial voter churn in this election: who gets to be First Minister: The St Andrews Agreement is perfectly clear: the nominating officer of the largest political party after the election gets to nominate the new First Minister of Northern Ireland; the largest political party of the other …

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