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25th November 2013
Guest post by Francesca Dickson

Francesca Dickson discusses existing security governance arrangements in the UK, and how they relate to Scotland.

22nd November 2013
post by Stephen Tierney

Stephen Tierney and Katie Boyle discuss the constitutional implications of Scotland's independence referendum, whether voters choose yes or no.

21st November 2013
post by Brad MacKay

Professor Brad MacKay and Veselina Stoyanova discuss how businesses grapple with the questions the referendum brings.

19th November 2013
Guest post by Annie Wild

Anyone with even a small interest in politics will have noticed that the Scottish independence debate can get pretty heated. Each side of the campaign is convinced that a majority vote for its side would produce the stronger, fairer and more prosperous nation.

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