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Scotland ‘won’t lose’ EU rights after Yes vote

Scotland ‘won’t lose’ EU rights after Yes vote | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
AN INDEPENDENT SCOTLAND won’t be cut off from the rights and obligations of EU membership for “any period of time” after a Yes vote, a new report has today found.
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Stephen Tierney and Katie Boyle's Future of the UK and Scotland work on EU membership and an independent Scotland is quoted in this article. You can read more here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/papers/independent-scotland-road-membership-european-union

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Scotland's European Union membership 'not in doubt' claims study

Scotland's European Union membership 'not in doubt' claims study | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
EU 'would open negotiations' according to research from the Economic and Social Research Council.
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Stephen Tierney and Katie Boyle from the Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change are quoted in this article. You can find out more about their findings on EU membership here:http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/papers/independent-scotland-road-membership-european-union

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Survey: majority of voters don't think they're being told the whole truth by either side in indyref

A majority of voters are not convinced they are being told the whole truth by either side in the referendum campaign, according to a new study.
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The ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change's latest survey is the focus of this report. Looking at voter attitudes to risk and their referendum voting preferences, you can find out more here:http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/papers/risk-and-attitudes-constitutional-change

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Scotland Votes: What's at Stake for the UK?

Scotland Votes: What's at Stake for the UK? | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Andrew Neil explores what an independent Scotland would mean for the rest of the UK.

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The programme also features our Future UK and Scotland colleague at the IFS, Paul Johnson and ESRC Fellow John Curtice.

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ESRC's curator insight, August 13, 2014 4:10 AM

Professor John Curtice of the University of Strathclyde and ESRC Fellow from our Future of the UK and Scotland programme is featured at approximately 25 minutes and 55 minutes into the documentary. 

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Survey examines social attitudes ahead of referendum poll

Survey examines social attitudes ahead of referendum poll | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
A survey into social attitudes shows the referendum campaigning has made a difference to how we feel about ourselves and how we intend to vote ahead of September's poll.
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ESRC Fellow John Curtice features in this STV report on the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2014 and the referendum. 

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Scotland 2014, 11/08/2014

Scotland 2014, 11/08/2014 | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
An in-depth look at the day's stories and issues affecting Scotland.
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Our ScotCen team of Rachel Ormston and John Curtice feature in the report on the referendum and the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2014.

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Poll: attitudes changing to Scottish independence

Poll: attitudes changing to Scottish independence | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Support for independence has increased despite growing anxiety about how a Yes vote would affect Scotland’s economy and international standing, according to a survey.
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Our Scotcen team's ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland latest work on 

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Ed Miliband piles pressure on Alex Salmond by vowing to make a veto on currency union a general election manifesto pledge

Ed Miliband piles pressure on Alex Salmond by vowing to make a veto on currency union a general election manifesto pledge | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
LABOUR leader draws a line in the sand over the pound and says SNP's plan would cost jobs and create economic upheaval.
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Dr Angus Armstrong of NIESR's research on currency for the ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland is quoted here. You can read the NIESR paper here http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/papers/scotland%E2%80%99s-lender-last-resort-options

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Scots banks warned on currency union

Scots banks warned on currency union | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
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The latest ESRC funded NIESR report into currency is quoted in this BBC report on the Scottish referendum debate.

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Scottish independence: Keeping pound without currency union 'would see banks relocate' - Telegraph

Scottish independence: Keeping pound without currency union 'would see banks relocate' - Telegraph | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Dr Angus Armstrong says going it alone with the pound after independence would leave Scotland's financial institutions without an effective lender of last resort
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Dr Angus Armstrong of NIESR has his ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland work on currency quoted in this article in the Telegraph.

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Think-tank undermines Salmond’s Plan B | The Times

The first minister said that a separate Scotland would keep the pound regardless of opposition, in the same way as Panama uses the US dollar
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Find out more on the ESRC-funded currency research of  Dr Angus Armstrong here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/scotland-has-limited-lender-last-resort-options-informal-currency-union

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Economist warns independent Scotland may have to ditch pound

Economist warns independent Scotland may have to ditch pound | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
ALEX Salmond has come under fresh pressure over his currency plans for an independent Scotland after one of the country's leading economists said the country might have to ditch the pound in order the retain its crucial financial services sector.
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Dr Angus Armstrong's new ESRC funded research on currency and the referendum features in this report. More here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/scotland-has-limited-lender-last-resort-options-informal-currency-union

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Neither Alex Salmond or Alistair Darling did enough to make TV debate a game changer, says economics professor

Neither Alex Salmond or Alistair Darling did enough to make TV debate a game changer, says economics professor | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
PROFESSOR of Economics at Stirling University DAVID BELL said on the economic issues of an independent Scotland, this debate did not deliver any kind of knockout blow for the Yes campaign.
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Professor David Bell who researches the economics of constitutional change for our ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland teams, gives his analysis of the TV leadership debate. 

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Independent Scotland's admission to EU is not in serious doubt, says study

Independent Scotland's admission to EU is not in serious doubt, says study | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
THE admission of an independent Scotland into the EU
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Stephen Tierney and Katie Boyle, from our Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change, have their report on EU membership for any independent Scotland cited in this article. 

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Sunday Politics Scotland, 17/08/2014

Sunday Politics Scotland, 17/08/2014 | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Andrew Neil and Gordon Brewer with the latest political news, interviews and debate.
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Our ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland research coordinator Charlie Jeffery and Institute for Fiscal Studies colleague Paul Johnson are part of this report on local democracy, starts at 14.37.

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'No incentive' for UK Government not to sign up to currency union

'No incentive' for UK Government not to sign up to currency union | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
New book by Scottish Economic Society examine merits of various independence currency options.
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The new book the Economic Consequences of Scottish Independence, co-edited by our ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland economics team at the University of Stirling, is the focus of this article. You can download the book here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/economics-scottish-independence-put-under-expert-gaze ;

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Scottish Voters 'Anxious About UK Break Away'

Scottish Voters 'Anxious About UK Break Away' | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Research suggests Scottish voters are nervous about leaving the UK, with women less inclined to support independence than men.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Our ScotCen Social Attitudes Survey 2014 features in this report. Read more analysis here: http://blog.whatscotlandthinks.org/2014/08/first-ssa-2014-results-support-for-independence-up-yet-fewer-think-it-would-be-beneficial/

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12/08/2014, Today - BBC Radio 4

12/08/2014, Today - BBC Radio 4 | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
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At 50 mind 35 secs in you can hear an interview on the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey with Rachel Ormston from our ScotCen team working as part of the ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland. Read more about Rachel's analysis of gender and the referendum here:http://blog.whatscotlandthinks.org/2014/08/minding-the-gap-womens-views-of-independence-in-2014/ ;

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2014 Scottish vote in numbers

2014 Scottish vote in numbers | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
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Our Scotcen Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2014 features in this BBC Newsnight report with ESRC Fellow John Curtice. 

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Women put off voting Yes by uncertain future

WOMEN are less likely to support independence than men because they are more uncertain about the consequences of Scotland leaving the UK, according to a new expert analysis.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Our Scotcen team's Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2014 features in this report. You can read the paper on Women's voting intentions here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/papers/minding-gap-women%E2%80%99s-views-independence-2014

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Informal currency union risk for independent Scotland, says report

Informal currency union risk for independent Scotland, says report | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
The report says Scottish banks would not be assured of financial bailouts in an informal union.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

The NIESR report on currency is the focus of this article. NIESR's Dr Angus Armstrong looked at the banking issues for an independent Scotland if it used sterling informally. More here:http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/scotland-has-limited-lender-last-resort-options-informal-currency-union

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Scotland is warned of emergency lending perils in crisis - FT.com

Scotland is warned of emergency lending perils in crisis - FT.com | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
An independent Scotland would have little scope to offer emergency lending facilities to its banks, raising questions about its likely financial stability, a leading think-tank has found. If Scotland was forced to adopt the pound without entering a
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The Financial Times' coverage of the NIESR currency report which is part of the ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland work to inform the referendum debate. http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/scotland-has-limited-lender-last-resort-options-informal-currency-union

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Alex Salmond declares “It is our pound and we’re keeping it" as he tries to recover from his currency pounding

Alex Salmond declares “It is our pound and we’re keeping it" as he tries to recover from his currency pounding | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
FIRST Minister airs his new rallying cry at Holyrood as he bids to mend the damage done to the Yes campaign during his bruising TV debate with Alistair Darling.
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Our NIESR team's work is reported here, part of their ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland work.

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It's Scotland's pound and we're keeping it, says Alex Salmond

It's Scotland's pound and we're keeping it, says Alex Salmond | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
First minister indicates independent Scotland would use sterling even if formal sterling zone was rejected by UK government
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Severin Carrell's article cites the Future of the UK and Scotland work of Angus Armstrong on currency.

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08/08/2014, Today - BBC Radio 4

08/08/2014, Today - BBC Radio 4 | Press coverage - ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
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Dr Angus Armstrong from our NIESR team was interviewed about his currency related research on the Today Progamme, from  2.36.22. You can read his research here:

http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/scotland-has-limited-lender-last-resort-options-informal-currency-union


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