Brexit: what now? what next?

The Centre on Constitutional Change, in partnership with the UK in a Changing Europe, will be holding an event to examine the latest Brexit developments and what they mean for Scotland and the UK.

Brexit: what now? what next? will hear from politicians, journalists and academics including: 

  • Michael Russell MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations
  • Professor Nicola McEwen, Co-Director, Centre on Constitutional Change
  • Professor Anand Menon, Director, UK in a Changing Europe

This free event will offer insights into the Brexit process in general and its impact on the evolving devolution settlement in particular.

9:00  Registration and coffee

9:30 – 9:45: Introduction

  • Professor Anand Menon, Director, UK in a Changing Europe
  • Professor Nicola McEwen, Co-Director, Centre on Constitutional Change

9:45 – 10:30 Deal or No Deal? Reflections on Brexit process

  • Professor Drew Scott, Professor of European Union Studies, University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Mary Murphy, Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration, University College Cork.
  • Dr Simon Usherwood, Deputy director at the UK in a Changing Europe and Reader in Politics, University of Surrey

10:30 – 11:15: Political Perspectives on Next Steps

  • Joanna Cherry MP (SNP)
  • Murdo Fraser MSP (Conservative)
  • Christine Jardine MP (Liberal Democrat)
  • Andy Wightman MSP (Scottish Green Party)

11:15 – 11:30: Coffee

11:30 – 12:15: Brexit, devolution and the future of the union

  • Professor Nicola McEwen, Co-Director, Centre on Constitutional Change, University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Jo Hunt, Professor in Law, University of Cardiff
  • Professor Dan Wincott, Cardiff University

12:15 – 13:00: Keynote

  • Michael Russell MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations

13:00 – Close and buffet lunch

Should you have any inquiries should be emailed to: Centre.Constitutional.Change@ed.ac.uk

You can register here.

Venue: Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS

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