Brexit aimed to restore sovereignty to the United Kingdom. That rested on an interpretation of the UK as an internally integrated and externally bordered sovereign state.
John Denham, University of Southampton examines English identity and British unionism in the wake of Brexit - are we likely to see a change to the system of governance in England?
Katy Hayward, Queen's University Belfast discusses the implications of the Northern Ireland Protocol and what this might mean for Northern Ireland's place in the Union.
Covid-19 and Brexit have engendered a precarious and rather fragile territorial politics, and 'the tumultuous nature of current politics in Wales means that what was inconceivable is now concei
Nicola McEwen, University of Edinburgh discusses the situation in Scotland following Brexit, explaining the complexities and how these might impact support for independence.
Will Brexit lead to the break up of the UK?
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