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  • 27th April 2016

    A new report by Prof David Bell investigates which Scots will receive devolved benefits and whose will be reserved - and what implications that has for plans to overhaul the benefits system north of the border.

  • 25th April 2016

    Teaching the politics of a country that is changing rapidly presents some unusual challenges, says Coree Brown Swan. There is, however, help at hand in the shape of websites, blogs, surveys - and even a quiz.

  • 19th April 2016

    New e-book released today by The David Hume Institute, Centre on Constitutional Change and The Hunter Foundation. Britain's Decision - Facts and Impartial Analysis for the EU referendum on 23 June 2016.

  • 18th April 2016

    We should, says James Mitchell, be glad that Scotland's political parties are debating how to use Holyrood's new powers but we should also hope that they begin to acknowledge the complexities - including the likelihood of unintended consequences - that those policies imply.

  • 13th April 2016

    *New odds 26 April* While pollsters have the result of the UK's EU referendum as too close to call, the bookies have Remain comfortably ahead. Prof David Bell will be monitoring the odds through the remaining campaign with results updated here.

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