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CCC Co-Director Professor Nicola McEwen appointed as Senior Fellow for UK in a Changing Europe

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has announced the appointment of the Centre on Constitutional Change's Co-Director Professor Nicola McEwen as one of nine new Senior Fellows for the UK in a Changing Europe (UKICE) project.

CCC Fellow, Professor Michael Kenny to speak at Hay Festival.

On Thursday 30 May, CCC Fellow, Professor Michael Kenny will be speaking alongside Adam Price, the leader of Plaid Cymru, and Eluned Morgan, Welsh Government Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language, at the world famous Hay Literary Festival.
The talk will discuss the Brexit implications for Wales and for the coherence of the United Kingdom, and follows on from Kenny’s work as one of the external experts convened by the Scottish Parliament to advise on the constitutional implications of Brexit.

Scotland to suffer under UK immigration proposals, expert group claims

The UK Government’s immigration plans could reduce the number of workers in Scotland by up to five per cent over the next two decades, an expert panel has warned.  That is in contrast to the rest of the UK, where the working age population will grow even as UK policy changes cut the number of migrant workers, according to analysis by a panel advising the Scottish Government.

New report reveals Brexit identities stronger than party identities

The UK is increasingly polarised by Brexit identities and they seem to have become stronger than party identities, a new academic report finds.
Only one in 16 people did not have a Brexit identity, while more than one in five said they had no party identity.
Sir John Curtice’s latest analysis of public opinion on a further referendum finds there has been no decisive shift in favour of another referendum.

Pat Cox Joins CCC Advisory Board

Pat CoxThe Centre has welcomed Pat Cox, former President of the European Parliament (2002-2004), as new member to its advisory board.

Six months to Brexit day

UK in a Changing Europe marked 6 months to Brexit on Saturday 29th September with a video and 2 reports.

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Report: Scotland Will Struggle to Compete for Migrant Workers

New research conducted by the universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow suggests that a post-Brexit Scotland is likely to find itself losing out on much-needed low-skilled migrant labour from the European Economic Area (EEA) to English-speaking countries such as North America, Australia, and to countries within the EEA.

Call for Abstracts - Majority Nationalism in Plurinational States: Responding to Challenges from Above and Below

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Centre on Constitutional Change, University of Edinburgh


Dr Daniel Cetrà, Centre on Constitutional Change, University of Aberdeen

Dr Coree Brown Swan, Centre on Constitutional Change, University of Edinburgh