Research briefings

Brad MacKay briefing paper, July 2014

There are any number of possible scenarios for Scotland, the UK and Europe that could materialise following the September 18th, 2014 referendum vote on Scottish independence.

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National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) Discussion Paper - 12 September 2014

Two points are clear from the Scottish referendum debate. First, there are certain capabilities which the UK provides that are invaluable to all constituent nations.

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March 2013 The MacKay Commission
The McKay Commission: Report of the Commission on the Consequences of Devolution for the House of Commons
March 2013
 
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Innogen working paper - August 2014
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Juliette Casey, Advocate, considers three aspects of the recently published interim constitution for Scotland and seeks to highlight possible lessons from Ireland’s experience of framing and reforming its own constitution.

First published in The Scottish Law Times.

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Security in Scotland, with or without constitutional change - September 2014
Report on the fourth of six events in the seminar series:
Security in Scotland, with or without constitutional change
 
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Dr Andrew Neal, University of Edinburgh
 
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Institute for Government briefing paper - September 2014

This constitutional scenarios paper is part of a programme of work undertaken against the background of the Scottish referendum, and led by the Institute for Government in collaboration with the Future of the UK and Scotland programme.

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