Merve Sancak

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute

Restrictions to immigration and work in the UK construction industry

Merve Sancak - 19 February 2020

While the case of UK agriculture illustrates an exception to the rule of ‘ending’ low skill immigration, there are many sectors in which demand for migrant workers are not being met under current immigration policy proposals. This is the fifth part of SPERI’s new series on Brexit, the Conservative Majority and the UK Political Economy.

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Reading the results of the 2019 local elections in Turkey

Merve Sancak - 3 September 2019

While Erdoğan’s party the AKP had previously enjoyed widespread support in Turkey, recent elections showed a decline in the party’s popularity in major cities. What are the factors influencing the recent election results?

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