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Following the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections 2022, this online CCC event will bring together a panel of experts to discuss power-sharing and the constitutional future of Northern Ireland in the UK.
The recording of our recent online book launch for Catalonia, Scotland and the EU: Visions of Independence and Integration is now available to watch on the Centre’s YouTube channel.
In this episode of Constitutionally Sound, our host Nicola McEwen is joined by Laura McAllister, Professor of Public Policy and the Governance of Wales at Cardiff University, to discuss the constitutional future of Wales.
Glyndwr Cennydd Jones has launched his new e-book A League-Union of the Isles, now available to read, download and print. In this blog, he takes us through the essays included in the book, a collection of his constitutional writing since 2016.
In this new episode of Constitutionally Sound - the Centre on Constitutional Change's podcast - our host Nicola McEwen is joined by guests Alan Convery and Andy Maciver to discuss the Conservatives in Scotland.
In a new report launched last week, Professors Katy Hayward and Nicola McEwen consider the prospect of an independent Scotland within the EU and what that might mean for Scotland's borders. In this blog, Katy gives an insight into that report, examining what border management might look like for Scotland in that scenario.
Professor Nicola McEwen examines the long-awaited conclusions to the Joint Review of Intergovernmental Relations. She suggests that the reforms, on paper, could mark a step-change in IGR, but cautions that, effective IGR requires not just a change of machinery and process, but a cultural change too.
Dan Wincott, Cardiff University and CCC Fellow, examines Sir Peter Hendry's Union Connectivity Review and what it reveals about the Union, covering the ‘Boris Bridge’, connectivity in Wales, and inconsistencies in the Review.
Neither unionism nor nationalism is going to go away any time soon and they will have to learn to co-exist, largely sharing social and economic values but differing on the form of the state.