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Tag: constitution

It’s 19th October 2023

Molly Pollock produces a short summary of today's big news Today, on 28th June 2022, Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister...
Scottish Independence Referendum H of C Briefing paper

Shades of legal grey Part 3

Molly Pollock in Part 3 notes the impact of Brexit on Scotland's right to hold another independence referendum, alternatives to a section 30 order and implications of Westminster response.
Scottish Independence Referendum H of C Briefing paper

Shades of legal grey – Part 2

Molly Pollock in Part 2 looks at the constitution part of the briefing paper leading to the Edinburgh Agreement and the parts played by both legal and political process, including the vital importance of the SNP majority at the 2011 Holyrood election.
Scottish Independence Referendum H of C Briefing paper

Shades of legal grey – Part 1

Molly Pollock, Newsnet's Research Editor, picks her way through a House of Commons briefing paper that lays out the problematic issues both sides face ahead of the coming Independence referendum. There are multiple shades of legal grey in the complex constitutional structure of the union and how it changes following a successful independence referendum

People of Scotland to have written constitution

The people, and not the politicians or parliament, will hold the ultimate power in an independent Scotland. In a speech to the Foreign Press...

Icelandic voters approve constitutional changes

  By a Newsnet reporter Icelandic voters have given their backing to proposals for a new constitution in a referendum held on Saturday.  A...

Iceland to hold referendum on new constitution

By a Newsnet reporter  The people of Iceland are to be given the opportunity to vote on whether to accept plans for a new...

A story missing from our media: Iceland’s on-going revolution

by Deena Stryker  An Italian radio program's story about Iceland’s on-going revolution is a stunning example of how little our media tells us about...

Mr. Salmond’s New Year Message was: ‘Scots must determine their own...

by Alex Sloan The problem is how to achieve this end, the present system of government does not allow the Scottish people to be...

SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT PARALYSED: Opposition Sparks Constitutional Crisis

SPEAKERS Alex Porter and Dave Taylor The SNP Government has suffered yet another legislative defeat in the Scottish Parliament. A bill was introduced...