Press coverage - ...
Follow
Find
632 views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
onto Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

06/08/2014, Newsday - BBC World Service

06/08/2014, Newsday - BBC World Service | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Charlie Jeffery, ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland research coordinator, is interviewed on the TV debate between FM Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling. 10.17 in and 38.45 in

You can read his blog on the debate here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/blog/state-debate-television-debate 

more...
No comment yet.

From around the web

Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change
The coverage that our Centre on Constitutional Change teams have been getting.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Post-Election UK Politics to Turn into England-Scotland Standoff / Sputnik International

Post-Election UK Politics to Turn into England-Scotland Standoff / Sputnik International | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Experts say that the outcome of Thursday's UK general election suggests that the traditional British party system is gone and that the decision-making process in the country will now depend on negotiations between England and Scotland.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Michael Keating, Richard Wyn Jones, Ailsa Henderson and Craig McAngus from the Centre on Constitutional Change are quoted in this UK general election article.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

This Woman Is Forecast to be the Biggest Winner of the U.K. Election

This Woman Is Forecast to be the Biggest Winner of the U.K. Election | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon and her Scottish National Party are predicted to wipe out all opposition in Scotland and become the United Kingdom's third biggest party
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Nicola McEwen, Associate Director of the Centre on Constitutional Change is interviewed about Sturgeon’s popularity and how she's generated a nationalistic movement that didn’t exist before.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Who will be the Scottish Secretary if SNP sweep the boards on Thursday?

Who will be the Scottish Secretary if SNP sweep the boards on Thursday? | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
In the face the forthcoming constitutional haggling that appears set to follow Thursday's election, the identity of the next Secretary of State for Scotland has more than a hint of the parochialism of the
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Dr Malcolm Harvey, Centre on Constitutional Change fellow, discusses the forthcoming constitutional haggling we can expect after Thursday.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

UK election: The Scottish pivot - FT.com

UK election: The Scottish pivot - FT.com | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
When Brendan O’Hara first contested a UK general election for the Scottish National party in 1987, his entire team was made up of “me and my mate Cliffy”. “The campaign consisted of us taking a fortnight off work, chucking in a week’s holiday pay
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Professor Nicola McEwen talks to the Financial Times about the critical role Scotland will play in determining the next government. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Why Spanish unionists feel vindicated by the SNP's surge

Why Spanish unionists feel vindicated by the SNP's surge | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
THE sheer scale of the SNP's surge since the referendum may be horrifying British unionists.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Michael Keating, Director of the Centre on Constitutional Change, writes for The Herald.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Holyrood powers threaten to weaken Union, warn MPs

Holyrood powers threaten to weaken Union, warn MPs | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
THE “significant” impact on the UK of sweeping new powers being handed to Scotland after the referendum has not been fully considered and has the potential to “weaken the Union”, MPs have warned.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Should we have more referendums to boost participation in the political process?

Should we have more referendums to boost participation in the political process? | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
The staggering democratic success of September's independence referendum, in which 85 per cent of the Scottish electorate cast a ballot, bucked the trend of falling participation in politics.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

The turnout out for last year's referendum broke all records and is now the subject of extensive research. Dr Malcolm Harvey, Centre on Constitutional Change fellow, considers the experience and what implications it may, or may not, have for May's general election.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Smith Commission process undertaken with undue haste and might have to be revisited, suggest constitutional experts

Smith Commission process undertaken with undue haste and might have to be revisited, suggest constitutional experts | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
THE Smith Commission process on giving Holyrood more powers was undertaken with
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Michael Keating, Director of the Centre on Constitutional Change, attended the House of Lords Constitution Committee to discuss the proposed changes to give the Scottish Parliament more powers on tax and welfare.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Labour Desperate About SNP Lead, Resort to Policy Change on Welfare / Sputnik International

Labour Desperate About SNP Lead, Resort to Policy Change on Welfare / Sputnik International | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Analysts on Scottish politics claim that the Labour party promotes greater welfare powers for the Scottish parliament, distancing even from its previous premises.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Experts from the Centre on Constitutional Change are interviewed about the Labour party promoting greater welfare powers for the Scottish parliament.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Warning over ‘watered down’ devolution pledge

Warning over ‘watered down’ devolution pledge | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
SCOTLAND’S new devolution settlement raises more questions than it answers, experts have warned.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Academics from the Centre on Constitutional Change say that the proposed extra powers create confusion in many areas.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Devolution plans

Devolution plans | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Scotland
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Academics from the Centre on Constitutional Change warn that Scotland's new powers are "not what was promised" and are "unlikely to be the end of the story" for devolution.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Scotland and England: How different are they really? - Telegraph

Scotland and England: How different are they really? - Telegraph | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Throughout the Scottish Independence referendum debate, it was keenly stressed how different the Scots were to the English, but how true is that?
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Supposed differences in Scottish and English political cultures have been a mainstay of the debate over the constitutional relationship between the two. However, according to research by Professor Ailsa Henderson and others, it ain't necessarily so. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Michael Keating: Referendum showed it can be good to see ourselves as others see us

Michael Keating: Referendum showed it can be good to see ourselves as others see us | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
For a few months in 2014, Scotland moved to the centre of international attention.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Writing in the Herald, Professor Michael Keating, Director of the ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change, reflects on how those outside the UK understood the Scottish referendum.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Britain's long-term future hanging in the balance after SNP's stunning victory in Scotland

Britain's long-term future hanging in the balance after SNP's stunning victory in Scotland | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon is now running a near-one-party state after scooping 56 of the 59 seats north of the border
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Nicola McEwen, Associate Director of the Centre on Constitutional Change, is interviewed about an extraordinary result for the SNP.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Analysis: What can each party offer women and disabled voters?

Analysis: What can each party offer women and disabled voters? | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
WITH polls predicting that this will be the closest election in recent history, and that many voters still undecided, women and disabled people could make a significant difference.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Kirstein Rummery, Centre on Constitutional Change fellow, looks at how women, particularly carers and lone parents, have suffered disproportionately under the coalition.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

From Losers To Possible Kingmakers, A Scottish Party Comes Back Strong

No party is expected to win a majority in the upcoming U.K. elections. That means the Scottish National Party, after losing a vote on independence last year, could determine the country's next leader.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Professor Charlie Jeffery talks abour the dramatic turnaround in the fortunes of the SNP on National Public Radio. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Welsh nationalists look to emulate SNP with breakthrough in south

Welsh nationalists look to emulate SNP with breakthrough in  south | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
History, demographics and a ‘soft nationalist’ Labour Party working against Plaid Cymru
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Dr Craig McAngus and Prof Richard Scully talk to the Irish Times about the impact of the SNP surge in Wales. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

The system of territorial funding in the UK is descending into chaos | Holyrood Magazine

The system of territorial funding in the UK is descending into chaos | Holyrood Magazine | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

David Bell, Centre on Constitutional Change fellow, looks at how fiscal devolution will lead to greater asymmetry across the Celtic nations and confuse the Barnett Formula.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Analysis: Why the Treasury’s criticism of Sturgeon’s anti-austerity policy is splitting hairs

Analysis: Why the Treasury’s criticism of Sturgeon’s anti-austerity policy is splitting hairs | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
DID First Minister Nicola Sturgeon get her sums wrong when she put forward an alternative to Westmin...
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

David Eiser, Centre on Constitutional Change fellow, discusses the recent disagreement between the First Minister and HM Treasury.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Professor Nicola McEwen examines the concepts of 'shared rule' and 'self rule' | Holyrood Magazine

Professor Nicola McEwen examines the concepts of 'shared rule' and 'self rule' | Holyrood Magazine | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Nicola McEwen, Associate Director of the Centre on Constitutional Change suggests we need to think carefully about claims that Scotland will have ‘one of the most powerful devolved parliaments in the world’.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

The Lottery election | Holyrood Magazine

The Lottery election | Holyrood Magazine | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Alan Convery, University of Edinburgh, discusses how the rise of the smaller parties may make electoral reform inevitable.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

'Confusing and complex' proposals may not work in practive, experts warn

'Confusing and complex' proposals may not work in practive, experts warn | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
DRAFT legislation designed to significantly strengthen the Scottish Parliament will need to be carefully scrutinised to ensure proposed laws work in practice, it has been warned.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Experts from the Centre on Constitutional Change write about the complexity of devolving welfare and taxation powers.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Handing Scotland more tax powers could cause tension in the North East say academics

Handing Scotland more tax powers could cause tension in the North East say academics | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Prime Minister David Cameron has said he hopes Scottish devolution settlement will be lasting, but professors warn it may already need to be reviewed
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Academics from the Centre on Constitutional Change have warned that devolving tax powers could see the North East's rich residents moving north of the border.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

El voto de la incertidumbre | Carles Castro |

El voto de la incertidumbre | Carles Castro | | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
La identidad nacional tuvo un papel importante en el referéndum escocés, pero fueron los riesgos económicos los que decidieron el resultado. Esta es una de las
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Research by Dr Robert Liniera evaluates how the balance between peoples' sense of national identity and their appreciation of economic risk played out in their decision about the constitutional future. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Where does the Labour party stand on English votes for English laws?

Where does the Labour party stand on English votes for English laws? | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Time for the party to think of England.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Charlie Jeffery of the ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change says it is time for the party to think of England.

more...
No comment yet.