Publications

Evidence

Coronavirus and Scotland

3 July 2020 | Michael Keating

CCC Director chaired a working group for The Royal Society of Edinburgh looking into the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee's Coronavirus and Scotland inquiry. Here is there response to the inquiry.

Evidence

Progress of the negotiations on the UK's Future Relationship with the EU

23 June 2020 | Nicola McEwen

CCC Co-Director Nicola McEwen provided written evidence to the UK Parliament's Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union on the progress of the negotiations on the UK's future relationship with the EU, focusing on the devolution dimension.

Books & Articles

Intergovernmental Relations in the UK: Time for a Radical Overhaul?

15 June 2020 | Nicola McEwen, Michael Kenny, Jack Sheldon, Coree Brown Swan

CCC Co-Director, Nicola McEwen and CCC Fellows, Michael Kenny, Jack Sheldon and Coree Brown Swan article for The Political Quarterly exploring different ways of enabling joint decision making by governments in the UK, arguing against the assumption that England can be represented adequately by the UK administration.

Reports & Briefings

Parliament and Brexit

23 March 2020 | Anand Menon, Meg Russell, Katy Hayward , Jack Sheldon, Nicola McEwen

CCC Fellows contributed to "Parliament and Brexit" a report from UK in a Changing Europe, University of Leicester and The Constitution Unit exploring the role that Parliament has played to date on Brexit, as well as the challenges and opportunities that Parliament is likely to face during phase two of the UK-EU negotiations.

Reports & Briefings

An Independent Scotland in the EU: Issues for Accession

17 March 2020 | Kirsty Hughes, Nicola McEwen, David Bell, Katy Hayward , Tobias Lock

The latest report from the Scottish Centre for European Relations (SCER) bringing together the views of fifteen experts across fourteen topics to analyse, from different angles, what an independent Scotland’s accession process to the EU might look like and what the implications of independence in the EU, while the rest of the UK remained outside the EU, might be.

Reports & Briefings

Smaller States' Strategies and Influence in an EU of 27: Lessons from Scotland

16 March 2020 | Kirsty Hughes

This paper from the Scottish Centre on European Relations analyses how smaller EU member states develop their European strategies and tactics, set priorities and build alliances, and sets out some lessons for Scotland’s European strategy. Overall, smaller and medium-sized member states can be influential in the EU but that requires a pro-active, carefully developed strategic approach.

Books & Articles

State and Majority Nationalism in Plurinational States: Responding to Challenges Below

19 February 2020 | Coree Brown Swan, Daniel Cetrà

CCC Fellows Coree Brown Swan and Daniel Cetrá's co-edited special issue has been published State and Majority Nationalism in Plurinational States. This comes after a CCC international workshop last February and our Majority Nationalism blog series last April/May.