Publications

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.

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.

Reports & Briefings

Brexit and the Union

3 February 2020 | Centre on Constitutional Change

What challenges does Brexit present for the UK's territorial and constitutional future? CCC Fellows consider the extent to which the challenges/opportunities resulting from Brexit are likely to have a pulling together or driving apart effect on the UK Union(s) in their report "Brexit and the Union".

Books & Articles

Ireland and EU Crisis Governance: Continuity and Change in the Shadow of the Financial Crisis and Brexit

23 January 2020 | Mary C. Murphy

CCC Fellow, Mary C Murphy, and John O'Brennan, Associate Professor at Maynooth University edited an issue of the Irish Political Studies Journal "Ireland and EU Crisis Governance: Continuity and Change in the Shadow of the Financial Crisis and Brexit". 

Books & Articles

Can the Anglo-Scottish Union Survive Brexit?

11 December 2019 | Michael Keating

Jacques Leruez was the leading authority on Scottish politics and government in continental Europe. Following his death last year, his colleagues have published a special issue of 'Revue française de civilisation britannique' dedicated to his memory. They include CCC Director, Michael Keating, a friend of Jacques for nearly forty years.