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25 05, 2016

London’s new mayor needs to lobby for more powers – or risk being left behind

By |2016-12-13T14:57:20+00:00May 25th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Federalism, UK Devolution|

By Dr Andrew Blick, Lecturer in Politics and Contemporary History, King’s College London; and Senior Research Fellow at the Federal Trust This article was first published on The Conversation. As the new mayor of London, Sadiq Khan will gain command of a budget worth £17 billion to be spent mainly [...]

26 04, 2016

BREXIT: The Northern Irish dimension

By |2016-05-04T10:12:37+00:00April 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Europe, UK Devolution|Tags: , , , , |

  by Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust   This article was first published on the LSE BrexitVote blog. Much concern has already been expressed by some British commentators  about the possible implications for Scotland of a vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union on 23rd June. [...]

29 02, 2016

The UK needs a devolved government for London

By |2016-02-29T13:19:45+00:00February 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Federalism, UK Devolution|Tags: , , , , |

by Dr Tim Oliver, Dahrendorf Fellow on Europe-North America Relations, LSE Ideas   This article was first published by Democratic Audit UK. London is the UK’s undiscovered country and it is time we recognised it as the UK’s fifth constituent part by granting it the devolved political powers it deserves. [...]

11 02, 2015

Federalism: What the United Kingdom Can Learn from Canada

By |2015-02-11T16:53:26+00:00February 11th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Federalism, UK Devolution|

By Zach Paikin In the wake of the Scottish referendum, many in the United Kingdom are beginning to discuss a federal future for their country. Constitutionally stable federalism has been a frequent legacy of Britain’s global history, from Canada to Australia to the United States. Canadians in particular, as a [...]

6 01, 2015

Federalism, what Federalism?

By |2015-02-11T16:48:50+00:00January 6th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Federalism, UK Devolution|

Contribution by Brendan Donnelly to the LSE project “Hacking the UK Constitution”, https://constitutionuk.com/ Federalism, what federalism? It might be expected that the Federal Trust would welcome the willingness of politicians and commentators after the Scottish referendum to consider seriously what they describe as “federal” structures for the United Kingdom. There [...]