Dr Kathryn Rix
|Assistant Editor||Commons 1832-1868|
History of Parliament Research
I joined the History of Parliament in 2009 after several years at Cambridge. I am the assistant editor of the House of Commons, 1832-1945 project. We are currently working on the period 1832-1868, for which I’m researching biographies of MPs and constituencies in Lancashire, Yorkshire and Suffolk.
Research and Publications
I have a long-standing interest in the development of party organisation, changes in electoral culture, the interactions between the local and national dimensions of electoral politics, and legislative attempts to tac