The loneliness of the devolutionist unionist

Posted on 3 May 2017 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

Brexit will clearly have enormous implications for the UK’s external relations. But it is also having a large impact on the UK’s internal politics: it has already helped reignite the Scottish independence issue, and played a significant role in the latest bout of political turbulence in Northern Ireland. Things are rather less dramatic in Wales.
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Brexit and Devolution: The UK Government’s bind

Posted on 20 April 2017 by Richard Percival

Now that Article 50 has been triggered and the Great Repeal Bill white paper published, the intensive discussions with the devolved administrations promised by UK Government should to begin. Richard Percival assesses the tricky legal road ahead for the Government if it is going to succeed without damaging Brexit plans, the Union and the constitution.
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