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Europe, Human Rights and Devolution
Can the UK leave the ECHR without the consent of Wales, Scotland and, especially, Northern Ireland?Read More
Cameron's Balancing Act
If the Prime Minister is to maintain two unions - UK & EU - his negotiations will need to involve the devolved nations.Read More
Latest blogs & news
1st September 2015
David Cameron has accelerated the rate of growth in the membership of the House of Lords. Professor Meg Russell, Deputy Director of the Constitution Unit at UCL, considers whether this is a deliberate strategy to make the Upper House a less effective chamber.
26th August 2015
The gap in economic performance between London and the regions is large and will not be closed by devolving limited powers to city regions and Celtic nations that will adopt conventional economic policies, argues Professor Karel Williams.
22nd August 2015
In a final, extended blog, Josep Valles considers the option for the future relationship between Catalonia and the Kingdom of Spain in the build up to September’s election.
20th August 2015
The second edition of Small Nations in a Big World examines what other small European nations can teach Scots as they consider their nation's place in the light of #indyref and subsequent events.
20th August 2015
The changing situation in Catalonia needs to be understood again a context that includes a crisis of legitimacy in the Spanish political system more generally and a changing sense of scale in relation to states as a result of globalisation, says Josep Valles.