16th July – Scotland Decides

Scotland Decides – United Kingdom in Pieces?

16th July 2014

The forthcoming referendum in Scotland is the most immediate constitutional challenge facing the United Kingdom. Whatever its result, considerable unresolved issues will however remain for the future structure of the United Kingdom. Scotland and the issues which will follow the referendum will be at the heart of our conference about the constitutional future of the United Kingdom at the regional, national and European level.

PROGRAMME

Scottish Independence – Implications for the UK’s role in the world
Professor Stephen Haseler, Director of Global Policy Institute at London Metropolitan University

Scottish independence – Economic implications
Ewen Stewart, Director, Walbrook Economics

Scottish Independence – Political implications
John Stevens, Federal Trust Council

And what about the rest? English devolution
Dr Andrew Blick, Lecturer in Politics and Contemporary History at King’s College London