Alexandra Remond

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Alexandra
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Research Fellow
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University of Edinburgh
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Alexandra Remond is currently a Research Fellow at the CCC researching the impact of Brexit on the UK devolved arrangements, notably in regards to agricultural, energy and climate policies. She just submitted her PhD thesis entitled: Questioned Sovereignties: Independence Referendums and Secession in a Comparative Perspective.

She previously worked on an ESRC project on constitutional reforms in the UK following the Scottish independence referendum. She holds an MPhil in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge and before that worked in research centres at the University of Aberdeen on International Sustainable Development and International Security and Governance.

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Research Fellow, Centre on Constitutional Change

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  The upcoming New Caledonian independence referendum on the 4th of November 2018 is the outcome of a 30 years-long process of gradual decolonisation.   New Caledonia was a colony of France between 1853 and 1946. It became a ‘territoire d’outre-mer’ with a special status within the French constituti... Read more
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In response to the apparent surge in support for Corsican nationalists, President Macron has made it clear that Corsica will not be allowed to distinguish itself further from the rest of France. However, says Dr Alexendra Remond, support for autonomy may be symptomatic more of disenchantment with th... Read more
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Latest blogs

  • 17th January 2019

    Richard Parry assesses a memorable day in UK parliamentary history as the Commons splits 432-202 on 15 January 2019 against the Government's recommended Brexit route. It was the most dramatic night at Westminster since the Labour government’s defeat on a confidence motion in 1979.

  • 17th January 2019

    What is the Irish government’s Brexit wish-list? The suggestion that Irish unity, as opposed to safeguarding political and economic stability, is the foremost concern of the Irish government is to misunderstand and misrepresent the motivations of this key Brexit stakeholder, writes Mary C. Murphy (University College Cork).

  • 17th January 2019

    Brexit is in trouble but not because of the Irish backstop, argues the CCC's Michael Keating.

  • 16th January 2019

    Fellows of the Centre on Constitutional Change respond to the rejection of the Withdrawal Agreement by the House of Commons and the impending no-confidence vote in the government.

  • 11th January 2019

    Richard Parry assesses the unfolding drama at Westminster around no-deal scenarios. The deal ‘would be an uncomfortable outcome for the EU: providing quota-fee, tariff-free access to the EU market without any accompanying financial obligations; without any access to UK fishing waters in the absence of further agreement; and without any commitments to align with the majority of so-called level playing field arrangements’. For Tory leavers, what’s not to like in this negotiating triumph for Theresa May?

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