Once the dust from Scotland’s ‘No’ settles, what are the implications for the UK’s EU renegotiation?
September 21, 2014
Act in haste – repent at leisure?
The big question over Scottish independence may have been settled but the campaign has thrown up a whole host of further questions concerning the UK’s constitutional settlement that will need to be addressed in the near future. We look at some of these questions and at how they could impact on the UK’s EU reform agenda.
What’s the plan and schedule for devolution negotiations and implementation?
When it looked like a ‘Yes’ vote might be on the cards, the Tories, Labour and the Lib Dems pledged a new raft of powers for the Scottish parliament over areas like taxes, spending and welfare, with proposals due to be tabled in January. Speaking this morning, Cameron announced that discussions over a new settlement for the rest of the UK and England in particular – would take place “in tandem with, and at the same pace as, the settlement […]Author :