Category Archives: Scottish Constitution

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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Scotland could have a truly novel and democratic constitution – Paris conference report

Mark McNaught, 26 March 2013 Last weekend, March 16 in Paris at the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques, I had the honour of hosting an academic conference on a written Scottish constitution.  It succeeded beyond my highest aspirations. Pooling some of the … Continue reading

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Ambassador Scheffer on rights in a written constitution

22 March 2013 The Scottish Government’s proposal to enshrine economic, social and cultural rights in a written constitution of an independent Scotland has raised concerns and provoked criticism. However, those economic, social and cultural rights are already incorporated in many … Continue reading

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Scottish constitution could be a model for the world, says Paris conference

20 March 2013 The Paris conference, Towards a written Scottish constitution, at which world experts gathered to debate the future of Scotland, was successfully held on Saturday 16 March at Sciences-Po in Paris. In his introductory speech, Dr Mark McNaught, Associate … Continue reading

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