Stuart Weir (UK Journalist)
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Stuart Weir UK Journalist

Stuart Weir (born 1938) is a British journalist, writer, and Visiting Professor with the Government Department at the University of Essex. He was previously the Director of the Democratic Audit, formerly a research unit of the University of Essex.[1] Weir was a founder of the constitutional reform pressure group Charter 88, and was editor of the weekly political magazine the New Statesman from 1987-91,[2] having previously been deputy editor of New Society,[1] which merged with the New Statesman in 1988.[2] Weir was editor of the Labour Party's monthly magazine New Socialist in the mid-1980s.


  • Weir, Stuart (January 1999). Politico's Guide to Electoral Reform in Britain (Paperback ed.). London: Politico's Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-902301-20-X.
  • Weir, Stuart.; David Beetham (1999). Political power and democratic control in Britain: the Democratic Audit of the United Kingdom (Paperback ed.). London: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-09644-8.
  • Weir, Stuart; Dunleavy, Patrick; Margetts, Helen; Trevor, Smith (2005). Voices of the people: popular attitudes to democratic renewal in Britain (Paperback ed.). London: Politico's. ISBN 9781842751343.
  • Burall, Simon; Brendan Donnelly; Stuart Weir (January 2006). Not in Our Name: Democracy and Foreign Policy in the UK (Paperback ed.). London: Politico's. ISBN 1-84275-150-6.
  • Weir, Stuart (June 2006). Unequal Britain: The Rights of Man Under President Blair (Paperback ed.). London: Politico's. ISBN 1-84275-091-7.
  • Skelcher, Weir; Stuart Weir; Lynne Wilson (December 2000). The Advance of the Quango State: A Report for the LGIU (Paperback ed.). London: Local Government Information Unit. ISBN 1-897957-37-8.


  1. ^ a b University of Essex, Professor Stuart Weir Archived 7 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine, accessed 22 April 2010
  2. ^ a b New Statesman, About, accessed 22 April 2010

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Preceded by
John Lloyd
Editor of the New Statesman
Succeeded by
Steve Platt

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