Evidence

15 August 2018

A sbumission from Prof. Michael Keating to the Common Frameworks inquiry.

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11 November 2015
Evidence to Inquiry into the Future Delivery of Social Security in Scotland submitted by Professor Nicola McEwen, University of Edinburgh & Associate Director, Centre on Constitutional Change.

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The government’s proposals for introducing EVEL are, on one level, an internal matter for the House of Commons.

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The Scottish Independence Debate: Evidence from Business Summary Report (Working Paper)

On September 18th, 2014, Scots will vote on whether to become independent from, or to remain part of the United Kingdom. It is a Union that Scotland has shared since 1707.

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18 March 2014, University of Edinburgh Business School
What risks and opportunities does the independence referendum pose for businesses in Scotland? Are businesses planning for the referendum, and if they are, how? Is the constitutional debate impacting on business decisions?
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12 March 2014, ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change

This paper is based upon oral evidence provided to the Committee by Stephen Tierney on Wednesday 5 March 2014. In what follows he addresses each of the questions put to him in a call for evidence by the Committee.

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