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7th March 2017
post by Centre on Const...

Debating Scotland - Issues of Independence and Union in the 2014 Referendum. Edited by Michael Keating,

3rd March 2017
post by Michael Keating

Brexit poses a considerable challenge to both sides in the Scottish independence debate, says Michael Keating, as the demand to take back sovereignty requires us to say where it comes back to; London or Edinburgh.

22nd February 2017
post by Kirsty Hughes

In Berlin, Brexit is not at the top of the agenda. EU challenges will loom large in the upcoming German elections. But Germany’s main concerns on Europe, writes Kirsty Hughes, range from Russia’s behaviour to the impact of Trump, France’s presidential election, and unity, or not, amongst the EU27.

21st February 2017
post by Centre on Const...

In the event of independence, how might Scotland pursue EU membership? Kirsty Hughes and Tobias Lock explore the principal options.

9th February 2017
post by Michael Kenny

Much has been made of the politics of Scotland voting differently from England in the EU referendum. But what about the English end of that equation? Prof Michael Kenny considers the mood south of the border.

25th January 2017
post by Stephen Tierney

The Supreme Court's decision to exclude Holyrood from the decision to trigger Brexit only confirmed what we already knew, says Stephen Tierney - that conventions are not laws. However, the proposed Great Repeal Bill is an entirely different matter.

25th January 2017
post by Michael Keating

Michaell Keating discusses how we are still a long way from federalism but closer to a constitutional clash as further Brexit legislation looms.

24th January 2017
post by Richard Parry

Although the UK Government lost its appeal at the Supreme Court, it may find some room for consolation in the view of one of the three dissenting justices, says Richard Parry.


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