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Postponing democracy in the United Kingdom

While timely and necessary, the measures to halt the spread of COVID-19 have had an enormous impact not only on our daily lives, but also on our democracies. In this series, we try to asses how democratic practice has been affected and how we can make our future democracies more resilient.

We spoke to Professor Matt Qvortrup of Coventry University, on being in a state of emergency in a country that doesn't have a constitution, the postponed elections of the most powerful mayor in Europe and the need for digital tools in the world's oldest democracy.

 

You can find an overview of the measures in the UK here.