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08 Nov 2022

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street, Edinburgh, UK

Scotland

Union

Join this panel discussion to reflect on the challenges of Scottish devolution and the relationship with the rest of the UK

Issues surrounding Scotland’s constitutional future continue to dominate and polarise Scottish politics and political debate. But the contested nature of the process – and especially the question of whether or not there could or should be an independence referendum – has crowded out meaningful discussion of the challenges facing devolution and Scotland’s relationship with the rest of the UK.

To explore some of these challenges, the RSE is partnering with the UK in a Changing Europe, as well as the Institute for Government and Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge, as part of their review of the UK constitution, to host a panel discussion with key experts and commentators. There will be opportunities for the audience to pose questions and join the discussion.

To sign up, please head here.

Speakers

Nicola McEwen

Nicola McEwen

Professor of Territorial Politics; Co-Director, Centre on Constitutional Change. Senior Research Fellow, UK in a Changing Europe, University of Edinburgh

Jess Sargeant

Jess Sargeant

Senior Researcher, Institute for Government

Ailsa Henderson

Ailsa Henderson

Professor of Political Science, University of Edinburgh

Chair: Kenny Farquharson

Chair: Kenny Farquharson

Columnist and Senior Writer, The Times

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