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16th September 2013
post by Nicola McEwen

Britain’s close ties to Eire indicate a willingness to deal with independent neighbours, writes Nicola McEwen in the 16 September 2013 edition of the Scotsman.

12th September 2013
post by Jan Eichhorn

The minimum voting age for the Scottish independence referendum will be 16 rather than the usual one of 18. Many commentators have expressed strong views on whether this is a good idea or not.

10th September 2013
post by Charlie Jeffery

A regular feature of the Future of the UK and Scotland blog will be ‘The Debate in Review’ – a digest of some of the key issues that have come up, an update on what’s happening in the Future of the UK and Scotland programme, spiced with some reflection and comment.

9th September 2013
Guest post by Ken MacLeod

Journalists and politicians gathered at the Festival of Politics to discuss culture and broadcasting in Scotland.

5th September 2013
Guest post by Kelly Soderstrom

The August 25th panel discussion for the 2013 Festival of Politics entitled “What is the Future of Immigration in Scotland?” proved to be a passionate and informative discussion regarding present and future migration issues in Scotland.

4th September 2013
Guest post by Caitlyn Mckenzie

Academics and journalists came together to discuss ‘Public Attitudes to our Constitutional Future’ at the Festival of Politics.

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