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Rafal Heydel-Mankoo

Rafal (“Rafe”) Heydel-Mankoo, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B., M.A. is a ResPublica Fellow. Graduating with degrees in history and law, Rafe is an international broadcaster, writer and lecturer, specialising in constitutional monarchy and British institutions, traditions and heritage.  One of North America’s leading royal commentators, he addressed Lord Wakeham’s Royal Commission on the Reform of the House of Lords in 1999 and presented evidence to the House of Commons’ Public Administration Select Committee in 2004, during its review of the Honours System.  Rafe is a Trustee of the Canadian Royal Heritage Trust and lectures extensively in the UK, North America and further afield. He is the co-author and co-editor of the critically-acclaimed Burke’s Peerage & Gentry: World Orders of Knighthood & Merit and has advised various governments on their national honours systems.  Rafe is a contributor to ResPublica’s 2012 Reform of the House of Lords Report and, together with Phillip Blond, is also the co-author of the report’s Conclusion & Recommendations chapter.

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What are the Implications of proroguing Parliament?

During his campaign, Boris Johnson made it very clear that when it comes to proroguing Parliament, he is “not going to take anything off the...

ResPublica’s submission to CMA

Download the full text of the submission On 3rd July 2019, the CMA launched a market study into online platforms and the digital advertising market...

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Productive Places | WSP and ResPublica

On Wednesday 31st October ResPublica and WSP hosted a panel discussion in Parliament to launch WSP’s Productive Places paper and debate its findings. The report...

ResPublica’s Response to the Autumn Budget 2018

The 2018 Budget delivered by Philip Hammond was the first since 1962 to be delivered on a day other than a Wednesday, and was moved...

ResPublica Response to changes to the National Planning Policy Framework

The Government’s housing announcements on the 5th March were the first substantial change to the planning system since the Coalition reforms six years ago. The...

Food poverty: Time to lift the veil?

A century on from Charles Booth’s famous Poverty Map of London, accurate information on poverty has never been more important. So the findings of...

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ResPublica’s Response to the Industrial Strategy White Paper

Following the creation of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in July 2016 and firing the starting gun for a string of sector...

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ResPublica’s Response to the Autumn Budget 2017

The second Budget of 2017 delivered by Philip Hammond following the abolition of the Autumn Statement, was widely trailed as a tight political tightrope for...

Child Protection in the Digital Age

I was delighted when the Government introduced its Digital Economy Bill in the last session which gave effect to the 2015 General Election manifesto commitment...