Coronavirus and UK devolution

This webinar will examine whether coronavirus demonstrates the strength of devolution or the need for central government to take a strong lead. The webinar will also reflect on what this means for the Union and the debates around Scottish independence and Irish reunification

Speakers include:

  • Professor Nicola McEwen, senior fellow, UK in a Changing Europe and professor of Territorial Politics, University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Katy Hayward, senior fellow, UK in a Changing Europe, reader in Sociology, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM, former First Minister of Wales
  • Rt Hon Lord Dunlop, former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland and Northern Ireland
  • Akash Paun (chair), senior fellow at the Institute for Government

If you would like to ask the panel a question, email ifglive@instituteforgovernment.org.uk or tweet @ifgevents by 1pm on 12 May.

An audio recording will be available on the Institute for Government website from 13 May. More information here.

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