Publications

Books & Articles

Sleeping with an Elephant: Devolution and the United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020

23 February 2022 | Centre on Constitutional Change

Journal article from Nicola McEwen, Aileen McHarg, Jo Hunt and Michael Dougan. The constitutional fall-out from the process of withdrawing from the European Union has been dramatic and wide-ranging. The focus of this article is the impact of withdrawal on devolution and the territorial constitution, through an examination of the market access principles that are at the core of the United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 (UKIMA).

Reports & Briefings

An EU border across Britain: Scotland’s borders after Independence

3 February 2022 | Nicola McEwen, Katy Hayward

This report, An EU border across Britain: Scotland’s borders after independence, considers the prospect of an independent Scotland within the European Union, not as a prediction, but to illustrate how Brexit has profoundly changed the context in which independence is contested and could be realised.

Books & Articles

Multinationalism, Constitutional Asymmetry and COVID: UK Responses to the Pandemic

2 November 2021 | Karlo Basta , Ailsa Henderson

Journal article by Dr Karlo Basta and Professor Ailsa Henderson.

Reports & Briefings

Designing and funding the devolved nations’ policy responses to COVID-19

22 April 2021 | Centre on Constitutional Change

Report by David Bell (University of Stirling), David Eiser (Fraser of
Allander Institute, Strathclyde Business School) and David Phillips (Institute for Fiscal Studies)

Books & Articles

Scotland's New Choice: Independence after Brexit

18 March 2021 | Centre on Constitutional Change

A new ebook from the Centre on Constitutional Change 'Scotland's New Choice: Independence after Brexit' where 25 leading academics address the question of what independence means for Scotland after Brexit.

Books & Articles

Shades of solidarity: Comparing Scottish and Flemish responses to Catalonia

4 February 2021 | Centre on Constitutional Change

Article from Coree Brown Swan (Centre on Constitutional Change) and Judith Sijstermans (University of Birmingham) examining solidarity expressed by representatives of Europe's sub-state nationalist parties during the 2017 Catalan independence referendum.

Books & Articles

Taking back control? Brexit and the territorial constitution of the United Kingdom

2 February 2021 | Michael Keating

Article from Michael Keating discussing the territorial tensions exacerbated by Brexit in Scotland and Northern Ireland, and responses to these tensions.