Skip to site navigation

Press Release: The SNP response on keeping the pound

13 February 2014

Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s deputy first minister will be in London today to give a lecture on 'Scotland's Future: the case for an independent Scotland' before  students and guests of UCL’s School of Public Policy.

It will take place in the Cruciform Lecture Theatre, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT at 5pm today (Thursday 13 February).  

Ms Sturgeon will take questions later. She may be expected to reply to the refusal of the three main UK parties led by the Chancellor George Osborne this morning, to allow an independent Scotland to join a sterling currency Union with the rest of the UK.

You can watch the lecture live here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhVI8LDIpxs

Further information on arrangements is available from Dimitrios  Kraniotis, d.kraniotis@ucl.ac.uk, or Ben Webb, ben.webb@ucl.ac.uk

Notes for Editors

  • The Constitution Unit is an independent and non-partisan research centre based in the Department of Political Science at University College London.

Join the Debate

Blog

News

New Release of Constitute, now including the UK’s written “constitution”

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:30:52 +0000

The Constitution Unit is pleased to announce that a new version of Constitute is now available online. The new version has many new features and includes a number of new constitutions, including that of the UK. This will provide a tool for comparing extant UK constitutional laws with constitutional texts from across the globe.  Back in September […]

Read more...

Redrawing the boundaries: Contentious but crucial to fair elections

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:00:56 +0000

Patrick Tomison considers evidence submitted to the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee inquiry which is assessing where the challenges lie when it comes to redrawing electoral boundaries in the UK. On 16 February 2011, the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act received Royal Assent. It sought to pursue the dual aim of reducing perceived over-representation […]

Read more...

Imagining a constitutional convention for the UK

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:00:54 +0000

On 12 November, Dr Alan Renwick and Katie Ghose spoke at a Unit seminar addressing the question ‘A Constitutional Convention for the UK: What form should it take?’ Sonali Campion reports. In the wake of the Scottish referendum, the idea of a constitutional convention is gaining popularity. It appeals to the public and the Conservatives […]

Read more...
Mailing List

Connect with us

RSSFlickr

Footer menu