Monthly Archives: January 2013

Constitutional Thought for the Day

What are Constitutions For? All states practice government; all communities practice politics. In an authoritarian regime, government ignores and excludes politics. In a totalitarian regime, government controls and manipulates politics. Only in a democracy does politics direct government. The aim … 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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