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The UK general election and Lords of the Blog

Andy Williamson

Both Houses of Parliament dissolved on 12 April with the general election in the UK on 6 May. We have been instructed by the House of Lords Administration that Lords of the Blog needs to observe the rules of purdah during the election period. We were hoping this would just mean careful management of content…

What should change about Lords of the Blog?

Hansard Society

We’re really keen to hear what you think about Lords of the Blog and what would improve your experience of the blog. We’re still looking for people to take part in this research so please do get involved. If you’re interested in giving us your opinions and suggestions about how to improve the blog email…

Help us to improve Lords of the Blog

Andy Williamson

We would really like to know what you think about Lords of the Blog and to understand how you think it could be improved. To do this, we’ve asked an independent research agency, TNS-BMRB, to conduct some online research at the beginning of March. TNS-BMRB have set up an online space  where you can post…

A new coat of paint

Andy Williamson

You’ll notice today that the look and feel of the blog has changed. You’ll see a new, cleaner interface and some changes and improvements to the layout. These have been carried out by digital design agency Reading Room. Just for today, however, you’ll have to bear with us as the implementation means things will move…

Lords of the Blog healthcheck

Hansard Society

Lords of the Blog has been running since January 2008 and was launched in March 2008. An evaluation of the first six months of the pilot was carried out by the Hansard Society: everything about the blog – from the ways that authors respond to visitors, to the layout of the website – has been…