Lord Smith has been tasked with convening cross-party talks to produce, by 30 November 2014, Heads of Agreement with recommendations for further devolution of powers to strengthen the Scottish Parliament within the UK.
What next for Scotland? Talks now online
Did you miss the event? We've added all of the talks to The Future of UK and Scotland YouTube channel.Read More
Devolution: Beyond Welfare and Tax
Half day event on Tuesday, 28 October. We invite senior charity stakeholders to discuss responses to the Smith Commission and the opportunities for further devolution in Scotland.Read More
25th October 2014
What new powers does Scotland need to achieve a fairer society?
20th October 2014
Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, Oxford University, looks at the impact on the devolved regions, especially on Scotland, of a UK exit from the EU.
16th October 2014
Professor Charlie Jeffery and Professor Richard Wyn Jones reflect on the devolution debate that took place on the 14th October at the House of Commons, and the ‘English Question’.
15th October 2014
Professor Charlie Jeffery reflects on the key findings of the 2014 Future of England Survey as debate on the constitutional question – and UKIP’s rise – unfolds in England.
14th October 2014
The Smith Commission is accepting party proposals regarding what further devolution will look like for Scotland. Craig McAngus, Research Fellow at the Centre on Constitutional Change, argues that the SNP will come out of the process as the likely winners. They will be able to point to their proposals as being the will of the Scottish people, while attacking the other parties (mainly Labour) for selling Scotland constitutionally short.