Charlie Jeffery

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Charlie
Jeffery
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Senior Vice Principal; Professor of Politics
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University of Edinburgh
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Charlie Jeffery was apppointed Senior Vice-Principal of the University of Edinburgh on 1 October 2014, having held a Chair of Politics at the University since 2004. He previously served as Vice-Principal for Public Policy (2012-2014), as Director of the Academy of Government (2011-2014), as Head of the School of Social and Political Science (2009-2012), and as Co-Director of the Institute of Governance (2004-2009). He previously held academic appointments at the University of Leicester and the University of Birmingham where he was appointed Professor of German Politics in 1999.

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This week, we are highlighting the contributions of our fellows to Scotland's Decision: 16 Questions to think about for the referendum on 18 September.  Today’s topic is the what sort of Scotland might we see post referendum? The book is available as a free download. Thinking about ‘what sort of Sco... Read more
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This week, we are highlighting the contributions of our fellows to Scotland's Decision: 16 Questions to think about for the referendum on 18 September.  Today’s topic is the international role an independent Scotland might have.The book is available as a free download. Our experts look at three ques... Read more
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As part of a weekly state of the debate series, Charlie Jeffery discusses the outcome of the television debate. We’re off again. The Commonwealth Games gave everyone time to draw a little breath, but Tuesday night’s TV duel between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling has ignited the final, hot phase o... Read more
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This week, we are highlighting the contributions of our fellows to Scotland's Decision: 16 Questions to think about for the referendum on 18 September.  Today’s topic is what happens if Scotland votes no. The book is available as a free download. Here, Charlie Jeffery looks at the question: If the v... Read more
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This week, we are highlighting the contributions of our fellows to Scotland's Decision: 16 Questions to think about for the referendum on 18 September.  Today’s topic is what happens if Scotland votes yes. The book is available as a free download. Our experts look at three questions that arise in th... Read more
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This week, we are highlighting the contributions of our fellows to Scotland's Decision: 16 Questions to think about for the referendum on 18 September.  Today’s topic is the economy. The book is available as a free download. Our experts look at three questions on the economy: David Bell - What woul... Read more
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Should Scotland be an independent country? Many Scots voters know the answer more or less by instinct. Plenty are convinced that independence is right and good for Scotland, and that staying within the UK is not. Plenty of others believe the opposite. But there are more still who don’t have such con... Read more
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Charlie Jeffery discusses how both sides in the debate see Scotland’s constitutional future in different ways. It is striking how insular Scotland’s constitutional debate is. Both sides in the debate see Scotland’s constitutional future in different ways as bound up firmly in relationships with the... Read more
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As the three pro-union parties issue their common statement on more powers for the Scottish Parliament in the event of a No vote the focus is on their proposals and how they might be implemented.    Charlie Jeffery compares Labour, Liberal Democrat and think-tank proposals. Alan Convery and James Mi... Read more
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It is clear talking to voters around Scotland that they have real difficulties in putting the claims of both sides in the referendum debate into perspective. Those claims are often very different and generally contradictory. To mark the countdown as we hit 100 days before the referendum, we launch t... Read more
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