Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change
659 views | +0 today
Follow
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!

Risk-taking Catholics born in Scotland tend to back Yes finds study

Risk-taking Catholics born in Scotland tend to back Yes finds study | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Person's attitude to risk 'highly predictive of voting intention' finds University of Stirling report.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Here is STV online's coverage of the Stirling University report on voting intentions and the referendum.

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

Why Ukip matters in the Scottish independence referendum - Spectator Blogs

Why Ukip matters in the Scottish independence referendum - Spectator Blogs | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
There is now a significant chance that Ukip will top the European election poll in England. But while Ukip are also on course to win an MEP in Wales, if…
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Professor Ailsa Henderson from our Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change wrote this piece in The Spectator on the findings of EU voting intentions from the Future of England survey. 

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

Greater resolve to vote Yes could prove decisive in poll

THE greater resolve of Yes supporters to vote in September's referendum will give the independence campaign a clear advantage on polling day, according to new analysis.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

You can read more about voting intentions at the What Scotland Thinks blog here http://blog.whatscotlandthinks.org/2014/05/who-will-turn-up-and-who-will-stay-home-the-potential-impact-of-differences-in-turnout/

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

Newsnight Scotland: 28/04/2014

Newsnight Scotland: 28/04/2014 | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Gordon Brewer and a panel of expert contributors discuss referendum issues.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Kirstein Rummery from our Stirling University team was an expert guest on gender, care issues in this Newsnight Scotland special debate.

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

Plans for Scottish Parliament will be included in Labour, Conservative and Lib Dem general election manifestos

Plans for Scottish Parliament will be included in Labour, Conservative and Lib Dem general election manifestos | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Consideration of further powers for Holyrood in the event of a No vote in the referendum will not be displaced as a priority because of the general election, the unionist parties have insisted.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Coverage of our #ifno event in Glasgow, the counterpart to our #ifyes event in Edinburgh. 

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

Academia? It's murder

Academia? It's murder | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
HE's the first, and hopefully last, ­fatality of the independence referendum.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

A very different story featuring one of our team...it's murder.

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

Newsnight Scotland: 15/04/2014

Newsnight Scotland: 15/04/2014 | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Coverage of the day's national and international news stories, with Gordon Brewer.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Colin Fleming from the ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change appeared on Newsnight Scotland, about 6 mins in, talking about Trident and defence in the context of the referendum.

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

Sturgeon urges all Labour voters to back independence

Sturgeon urges all Labour voters to back independence | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon will today make an audacious plea for Labour supporters to vote Yes in September's referendum, telling them independence would let them
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

ESRC Fellow John Curtice is quoted here. You can read his full analysis http://blog.whatscotlandthinks.org/2014/04/has-the-yes-sides-progress-stalled/

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

Shared debt and common currency

Shared debt and common currency | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Douglas Fraser's BBC blog on the NIESR report on currency and debt.

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

Scottish independence ‘could lumber Britain with £143bn debt’ | The Times

Scotland would ‘not have the resources to cover’ its share of the £1.7 trillion UK national debt at the point of independence, a think-tank claimed
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

This is Philip Aldrick in the Times' take on the NIESR research presented to the Royal Economic Society

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

Scottish independence would leave £143 billion bill for the UK - Telegraph

Scottish independence would leave £143 billion bill for the UK - Telegraph | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Economic think tank NIESR says Scotland would not be able to pay its share of the UK debt burden immediately so the UK would have to take responsibility for the total in a move that would threaten its credit rating
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Our NIESR team's research features in this article in the Telegraph.

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

Claim Scots face £23bn in debt repayments after independence

AN INDEPENDENT Scotland would face a debt repayment of £23 billion in its first year after leaving the UK, according to a new analysis of how Britain's assets and liabilities would be divided up following a Yes vote.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

The research of NIESR's Angus Armstrong and Monique Ebell features here. Find out more here http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/national-institute-economic-and-social-research-royal-economic-society

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

Childcare policy sums are just not adding up

Childcare policy sums are just not adding up | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
IT'S hard to overstate the importance of the SNP's pledge to provide free, full-time childcare for all youngsters aged from one until they start school.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

The IFS' Paul Johnson who is working on fiscal analysis of Scotland's future is quoted in this article on the Scottish Government's childcare plans on any independence.

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

Independence: Risk-takers more likely to vote Yes

Independence: Risk-takers more likely to vote Yes | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
People who are more willing to take risks are more likely to vote Yes in Scotland’s referendum, researchers at Stirling University have found.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Scotsman's take on the Future of the UK and Scotland University of Stirling team's risk survey.

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

Sunday Politics Scotland: 04/05/2014

Sunday Politics Scotland: 04/05/2014 | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
With Gary Robertson. Andrew Neil interviews Grant Shapps and Sir Malcolm Bruce.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Prof Michael Keating from the Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change featured on Sunday Politics talking about EU and any independent Scotland. His interview is about 45 minutes in.

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

Farage forages to stand up best for right-wing England

Farage forages to stand up best for right-wing England | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it

Our IPPThey haven't got the hang of Nigel Farage and Ukip, that parody of a party.

Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Our Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change team's survey on national identity and voting intentions features is this article.

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

STV News (Weekend Edition) 5:35pm - Saturday, April 26, 2014

STV News (Weekend Edition) 5:35pm - Saturday, April 26, 2014 | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Politicians and academics have gathered in Glasgow to discuss what would happen if Scotland Votes 'No' in September.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Here's STV's coverage of our ESRC event in Glasgow featuring Dr Nicola McEwen.

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

BBC Two - Referendum Documentaries, What Women Want

BBC Two - Referendum Documentaries, What Women Want | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
A look at the gender gap at the centre of the campaign for Scottish independence.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Two of our team: Scotcen's Rachel Ormston and University of Edinburgh's Ailsa Henderson feature in this BBC 2 documentary on women and the referendum.

more...
ESRC's curator insight, April 23, 2014 10:16 AM
Two of The Future of the UK and Scotland's team: Scotcen's Rachel Ormston and University of Edinburgh's Ailsa Henderson feature in this BBC 2 documentary on women and the referendum.

The Future of the UK and Scotland programme is funded by the ESRC.
Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Canada AM: Referendum coming to Scotland?

Canada AM: Referendum coming to Scotland? | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Paul Cairney, a professor of politics at Sterling University on how engaged the public is and whether the average Scot wants independence.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Paul Cairney, part of the Future of the UK and Scotland team, being interviewed on Canadian Media--CTV's Canada AM.

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

Vote 'risk' for UK credit status

Vote 'risk' for UK credit status | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

This article quotes Danny Alexander, chief secretary to the Treasury who in turn quotes the IFS. For more details of the Institute for Fiscal Studies' work please see:http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/search/node/Institute%20for%20fiscal%20studies

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

Scottish independence would hit UK debt rating, warns Fitch - FT.com

Scottish independence would hit UK debt rating, warns Fitch - FT.com | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
A yes vote for Scottish independence would make the recovery of the UK’s triple A rating a more distant prospect, the Fitch agency warned on Thursday. Because London has promised to honour all existing British government debt and then seek a
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

The Institute for Fiscal Studies is mentioned in this article. They are looking at the future of Scotland's economy as part of our research. 

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

Proud Scots, Wherever They’re From

Proud Scots, Wherever They’re From | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
The Scottish brand of nationalism, on ample display ahead of the independence vote, looks very different from the far-right varieties blossoming across Europe.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

Our Migration Observatory team's work is cited in this article in the New York Times.

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

Scots face debt mountain in post-independence era

Scots face debt mountain in post-independence era | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
A SEPARATE Scotland would have to pay the rest of the United Kingdom £23billion in its first year of independence, economic experts warned yesterday.
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

The Scottish Express article on latest findings from our NIESR team on currency and debt.

more...
ESRC's curator insight, April 10, 2014 6:06 AM

Quotes research from ESRC-funded NIESR and the Future of the UK and Scotland programme

Scooped by Centre on Constitutional Change
Scoop.it!

Independent Scotland would face immediate £23bn debt – thinktank

Independent Scotland would face immediate £23bn debt – thinktank | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
Scottish government spokeswoman says NIESR analysis 'misunderstand how government debt works'
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

The NIESR findings presented at the Royal Economic Society on April 8th in Manchester are the basis for this Guardian article. You can find out more here: http://www.futureukandscotland.ac.uk/news/national-institute-economic-and-social-research-royal-economic-society

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

Cross-border student flows: questions of interdependence and inequality

Cross-border student flows: questions of interdependence and inequality | Press coverage - Centre on Constitutional Change | Scoop.it
David Raffe and Linda Croxford, University of Edinburgh Devolution and more recently the independence debate have brought into focus interdependencies across the territories of the UK. Higher educa...
Centre on Constitutional Change's insight:

David Raffe and Linda Croxford have written this analysis for Discover Society. Their research is part of University of Edinburgh CREID's Future of the UK and Scotland work on higher education and the independence debate. http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/education/rke/centres-groups/creid/projects/he-in-scotland/he-in-scotland

more...
No comment yet.