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20th June 2017
post by Paul Cairney

A report from the Commission on Parliamentary Reform is published today. Paul Cairney shares his thoughts on the report and how it's now the perfect time to think about maximising the benefits of Scottish devolution.

19th June 2017
post by Centre on Const...

Daniel Gover and Michael Kenny explain that the territorial balance of the new Commons could cause the West Lothian question to come back to the fore – though not solely in relation to England.

19th June 2017
post by Nicola McEwen

Brexit poses profound challenges for relations between the UK and devolved governments. But, can the lack of understanding and trust that characterised intergovernmental relations in the months before the election give way to more positive relationships?

19th June 2017
post by Centre on Const...

Sarah Childs, Meryl Kenny and Jessica Smith discuss the fact that there were more women MPs elected than ever before. But be under no illusion, the House of Commons is still unrepresentative.

14th June 2017
post by Centre on Const...

Marco Biagi, Yale University, on the General Election result and how in any other election 35 MPs would have been a magnificent result for the Scottish National Party.

13th June 2017
post by Alan Convery

Alan Convery discusses how Tories should celebrate in Scotland and then think of the Union.

12th June 2017
post by Lindsay Paterson

A series of UK General Election 2017 blogs by The Academy of Government on the theme of ‘What next….?’ The opening blog by Lindsay Paterson reflects on evidence-based political debate

12th June 2017
post by David McCrone

David McCrone on the vulnerability of the current UK Conservative government, faced with negotiating Brexit. Be careful what you wish for next time around...

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