Category Archives: Scottish Constitution

Paris conference debates Scotland’s future

Paris France, Saturday 16th March 2013 – World experts will gather to debate Scotland’s constitutional future at a major conference held at SciencesPo – ‘Towards a Written Scottish Constitution‘ organised by Dr. Mark B. McNaught, University of Rennes, in association … Continue reading

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Religion and State in a Scottish Constitution: Secularism, Pluralism and Neutrality.

W. E. Bulmer One of the most delicate problems facing constitutional designers in an independent Scotland will be to regulate the relationship, on the constitutional level, between religious organisations and the State. The problem is delicate because it touches core … Continue reading

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A Constitution for Everyone: Pluralism and the Limits of Pre-commitment

By W. Elliot Bulmer, Research Director. Following the Scottish Government’s public commitment to a written Constitution for Scotland in January, the Deputy First Minister has issued a paper setting out the Government’s plans for a post-independence constitution-making process. Although many details of the constitution-making … Continue reading

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Constitutional Commission welcomes commitment to a written constitution

16 January 2013 The Constitutional Commission welcomes the following statement made by First Minister Alex Salmond on 16 January 2013. This is a clear endorsement by the Scottish Government of the sovereignty of the people of Scotland and also its … Continue reading

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Public meeting: A state fit for the 21st century

Constitutional Commission will hold a public meeting to discuss the nature and shape of a reconstituted Scottish state on Thursday 28th June at the Scottish Parliament. Continue reading

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