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

Was the 2015 election the most disproportional ever? It depends how you measure it

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:00:54 +0000

The 2015 election has been described as both one of the most disproportional elections ever and one of the least. Alan Renwick discusses the notion of electoral disproportionality and weighs up the relative merits of the different indexes that have been developed to measure it. In a report published earlier this month, the Electoral Reform […]

Read more...

The age of the new Parliament

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:05:31 +0000

The 2015 general election saw the election of the youngest MP since 1832. Chrysa Lamprinakou draws on Parliamentary Candidates UK data to highlight the slow but steady downward shift in the age at which MPs start their careers and the variation across parties. In our previous blog, we discussed the new Parliament’s composition in terms of gender […]

Read more...

The Conservative government’s Scotland bill

Wed, 17 Jun 2015 09:00:34 +0000

The Scotland Bill has been introduced early, facilitated by the fact the coalition government published draft clauses in January. Alan Trench writes that implements the proposals of the Smith Commission, and although it appears to be a done deal, it is likely to be challenged by the SNP. This article is taken from the latest edition […]

Read more...
Mailing List

Connect with us

RSSFlickr

Footer menu