Devo Kernow: Devolution or Political Decentralisation
Do the new powers agreed for Cornwall meets the county's calls for greater autonomy?Read More
Constitutions, Quotas and Women's Political Representation
Dr Meryl Kenny considers the impact of legally binding quotas on women's representation in parliaments.Read More
The Budget demonstrates political tensions between Edinburgh and London.Read More
Latest blogs & news
29th July 2015
The forthcoming election in Catalonia will see pro-independence parties and civil society groups join forces under a banner of declaring independence if they secure a majority. Their mandate for doing so is contested by Spain and, says Daniel Cetra, that makes the exercise very different from the Scottish experience.
27th July 2015
Popular pressure for further fiscal devolution from Westminster to Holyrood is less a matter of wanting to pursue a different policy agenda, says David Eiser, and more a matter of who the electorate trusts.
25th July 2015
Could a Corbyn victory win former Scottish Labour voters back from the SNP? Craig McAngus suggests that they may agree with him on many issues but the constitution would remain a sticking point.
24th July 2015
The recent announcement of an agreement between central government and Cornwall Council to allow for more local control over service delivery is a welcome step in the direction of decentralisation but, says Joanie Willett, it falls well short of meaningful devolution.
23rd July 2015
The influence of the SNP at Westminster is yet to be fully measured, says Nicola McEwen, but the Scotland Bill may demonstrate that real change is achieved behind the scenes.