The United Kingdom is to leave the European Union, partly in order to protect the right to self-government of the UK as a nation state as expressed through the sovereignty … Continue reading
The Smith Commission Report issued today promises a restructuring of the United Kingdom which may prove to be more significant than the devolution settlement of 1997-98 itself; the acquisition of … Continue reading
Sponsored by the Clark Foundation for Legal Education and the UK Constitutional Law Association Thirty Years of Judicial Review in Scotland 26 January 2015 10 am to 4.30 pm … Continue reading
Sionaidh Douglas-Scott: British withdrawal from the EU: an existential threat to the United Kingdom?
The Conservative party’s proposal to repeal the Human Rights Act (and their proposal’s many faults) has already been well documented. However, as Roger Masterman has already pointed out on this … Continue reading
Today’s papers carry the text of a pledge by David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg that a No vote in Thursday’s referendum is not a vote for the status … Continue reading
Three intertwined questions relating to citizenship will become of great importance if there is a ‘yes’ vote in the Scottish referendum. First, who will become, or be able to become, … Continue reading
In her speech at Edinburgh University launching the draft Scottish Independence Bill, Nicola Sturgeon claimed that ‘the prospect of a Constitutional Convention and a written constitution are, in themselves, positive reasons … Continue reading