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Michael Kenny and Jack Sheldon from The Bennett Institute, University of Cambridge, address the gap and explore what a no-deal Brexit might mean for the domestic Union – could the UK break apart as a result?
Two years after the independence referendum in Catalonia Daniel Cetrà reviews the current situation and looks ahead to the implications of the trial verdict.
Eve Hepburn examines Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s proposals for a new Australian-style points-based immigration system, and its implications for regional differentiation for Scotland.
Professor Philip Schlesinger of the University of Glasgow looks at Scotland’s post-devolution media and the wider forces driving change in the communications ecology.
Stephen Tierney of Edinburgh University outlines the Supreme Court's decision. He argues 'This unanimous decision is remarkable for its significance, the speed at which it was arrived at and the strident tone of the judgment'
Aileen McHarg, Professor of Public Law and Human Rights at Durham University responds to the judgement, arguing that the ruling marks a comprehensive defeat for the government and a defence, by the court, of the principles of parliamentary democracy.