Monthly Archives: March 2013

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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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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