Monthly Archives: August 2007

The Meaning of “Legality” in Scotland

The First Constitutional Convention succeeded essentially because the Labour Party supported it. It would have gone nowhere otherwise. The Second Constitutional Convention (yet to be set up) has to be different. It has to find a way of going directly … Continue reading

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Principles and Guidelines for a Constitution for Scotland

These principles aim to incorporate the Key Principles enunciated by the Consultative Steering Group, together with the Claim of Right on which the 1990’s Constitutional Convention was based, and the work done by various groups since, re-formulated for the 21st … Continue reading

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Constitutional Commission Statement, 16 August 2007

Commenting on the Referendum White Paper in the Guardian on 14th August, Ian MacWhirter states: “Where the SNP proposal falls down is not in its open-mindedness, which is quite sincere, but in the way its national conversation is to be … Continue reading

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