The critical choice for the Smith Commission and any subsequent political negotiations over devolution in Scotland and beyond, is between:
Many people have interpreted Gordon Brown’s comments prior to the referendum, as well as the so called “Vow” made in the Daily Record, as some commitment so “Devo Max”.
The ScotFes submission to the Smith Commission
The Carnegie UK Trust welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the work of the Smith Commission on the devolution of further powers to Scotland.The Carnegie UK Trust with the University of Edinbur
Professor Kirstein Rummery played host to the Smith Commission and an audience of invited guests at the University of Stirling.
Report from University of Stirling for the Smith Commission
The Smith Commission is accepting party proposals regarding what further devolution will look like for Scotland.
Professor Charlie Jeffery argues that the Conservative Party now occupies the middle ground among party views on more devolution in Scotland.
The United Kingdom has set up federal systems across the world but has been reluctant to embrace the principle itself, whether in relation to its constituent nations or to Europe.
Opinion polls have consistently suggested strong support for the Scottish parliament to have powers over social security.