John Lloyd’s book Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot presents a strong critique of Scottish independence, arguing that the ending of financial support from the UK would lead to large-scale cuts in
The issue of sovereignty has never been resolved in Scotland. The 1998 Scotland Act, creating the Scottish Parliament affirmed that the Westminster Parliament is sovereign, but this is disputed.
Keir Starmer set out Labour's devolution plans ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections in May, promising to decentralise powers from Westminster and set up "a UK-wide Constitutional Commission t
Daniel Cetrà provides an update three years after the Catalonian Independence Referendum and asks what might Scottish Unionists and nationalists learn from the Catalan e
As part of H-Nationalism's series "Minorities in Contemporary
How would an independent Scotland tackle climate change? Antje Brown, University of St Andrews, has been searching for an answer.
For his chapter in the Oxford Handbook of Scottish Politics, Professor Philip Schlesinger of the University of Glasgow looks at Scotland’s post-devolution media and the wider forces driving cha
Neal Ascherson evaluates where Scotland stands arguing that Brexit has caused parliamentary and political turmoil, while further institutional development has been put on hold while
In his chapter in The Oxford Handbook of Scottish Politics, Iain McLean explores Unionism in Scotland, going back to 1707 and the Act of Union to show how the themes present d
Jonathan Evershed, University College Cork, discusses the UK government's plans for the centenary of Northern