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Matthew Flinders

Matthew Flinders is Director of the Sir Bernard Crick Centre for the Public Understanding of Politics at the University of Sheffield. He is also Chair of the Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom and is Visiting Distinguished Professor of Governance and Public Policy at Murdoch University in Western Australia. He recently contributed to a small success for democratic reform and innovation when the Speaker of the House of Commons overturned a decision by the Administration Committee not to project a huge voter registration sign on the side of Big Ben. He is author of Defending Politics (2012) - See more at: http://blog.oup.com/2015/02/devolution-decentralization-uk-parliament/#sthash.5aQ9B4op.dpuf