SNP Conference Fringe Meeting

On 15 November the Constitutional Commission held a fringe meeting at the SNP’s conference in Perth on the subject of a new (written) Constitution for Scotland. The event was hosted by Linda Fabiani MSP, and featured panelists John Drummond (Convenor … Continue reading

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A confederal UK?

In a previous discussion paper published by the Constitutional Commission, the case for ‘Secure autonomy’ as an alternative to ‘Devo-Max’ or Federalism was made. Secure autonomy would be a ‘Scotland-only’ solution that would leave the rest of the UK unchanged. … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Future after the Referendum

AUTONOMY FOR A SOVEREIGN SCOTLAND IN THE UNION EXECUTIVE SUMMARY There needs to be an intermediate position between devolution and independence. Devolution is unsatisfactory because it ignores Scottish sovereignty. Federalism is unworkable in the UK. Secure Autonomy recognises Scottish sovereignty … Continue reading

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Book Launch: ‘A Constitution for the Common Good’ by W. Elliot Bulmer

The Constitutional Commission, in association with Luath Press Ltd, is pleased to host the launch of ‘A Constitution for the Common Good: Strengthening Scottish Democracy after 2014‘, by W. Elliot Bulmer. The launch will be hosted by Canon Kenyon Wright, … Continue reading

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OSCR exonerates the Commission

1 October 2013 The independent Scottish charity, the Constitutional Commission, is pleased to announce that a complaint made against it has been rejected by the charity regulator, the Office of Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). The Commission always regarded the complaint … Continue reading

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