Posts by Clare de Mowbray

11 November 2015There has rightly been much focus on discussing the opportunities that devolved welfare powers provide to improve the delivery of welfare in Scotland. This note considers the way that issues of financing and fiscal governance are likely to influence the way that new powers are used... Read more
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11 November 2015Evidence 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 Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has donated hundreds of press clippings to the National Library of Scotland (NLS), documenting coverage of the independence referendum featuring teams from its Future of the UK and Scotland programme. Scottish and UK-wide newspapers featured the... Read more
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Responding to William Hague’s statement in the Commons earlier this afternoon, Fellows of the Centre on Constitutional Change have made the following comments: Professor Michael Keating, Director of the Centre on Constitutional Change: “All parties now seem to have accepted that there is a ‘West... Read more
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In a consultation opening today the Law Commissions of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland set out provisional proposals for reforming the law that governs the conduct of elections and referendums across the UK. Electoral law in the UK is spread across 25 major statutes. It has become... Read more
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Staff from Social Policy at The University of Edinburgh have been funded to run a research project into assessing how masses and elites differ in their attitudes towards the constitutional change process following the referendum on Scottish independence and ahead of the next general elections.... Read more
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Registration is now open for the David Hume Institute Winter 2015 seminar seriesPoliticians and the Professionals - 'What sort of Scotland do we wish to create?' Supported by:ICAS; the Law Society of Scotland; the RSE and the Institute and Faculty of ActuariesWith the referendum and the Smith... Read more
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The Smith commission’s report is due for publication on Thursday morning. Its proposals are likely to act as a hinge in Scotland’s devolutionary process, dividing discussions into pre- and post-Smith eras. In this new e-book, fellows of the ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change consider some of the... Read more
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At present, the devolved governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland get most of their money in the form of a block grant from the UK Treasury. How this grant changes from year-to-year is largely determined by the Barnett formula – which aims at providing the same pounds-per-person change... Read more
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The Carnegie UK Trust welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the work of the Smith Commission on the devolution of further powers to Scotland.The Carnegie UK Trust with the University of Edinburgh and ACOSVO hosted a half-day seminar for senior charity stakeholders to consider the range of... Read more
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