Category Archives: constitutional politics

English Votes for English Laws outfoxed by Scots

Yesterday I blogged about English Laws for English Foxes. Today I read a New Statesman piece by Michael Kenny that makes a quite contrasting argument. If he is right, my thoughts are not in tune with what the English majority … Continue reading

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English Laws for English Foxes?

First an admission.  While not being an SNP supporter, or even Scottish, I do enjoy a certain frisson when my adopted homeland’s First Minister gets to stick it to the UK’s current PM.  But now I ask myself: should I … Continue reading

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Why shouldn’t Scottish prisoners get to vote?

On prisoner voting, the UK government is less progressive than most other European countries. Scotland aspires to be a ‘beacon of progressive opinion’, but its government not only acquiesces in the UK position, it has also declined to take the … Continue reading

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