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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Rory Mair, Chief Executive of COSLA, Talks in St Andrews

  This is the first in a series following the presentations at the recent Convention of Scottish Local Authorities conference in St Andrews.  A summary...

Tom Mullen speaks at The St Andrews Foreign Affairs Conference

This is the fourth and final segment of a four-part series, analyzing each of the four respective speakers from The St Andrews Foreign Affairs...

COSLA – liveblog

This liveblog will be for the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities Annual Conference!

Montserrat Guibernau speaks at The St Andrews Foreign Affairs Conference

This is the third part of a four-part series, analyzing each of the four respective speakers from The St Andrews Foreign Affairs Conference, “Nationalism...

David McCrone speaks at The St Andrews Foreign Affairs Conference

This is the second part of a four-part series, analyzing each of the four respective speakers from The St Andrews Foreign Affairs Conference, “Nationalism...

Michael Keating speaks at The St Andrews Foreign Affairs Conference

The first part of a four-part series analyzing each of the four respective speakers from The St Andrews Foreign Affairs Conference, “Nationalism in the New Era: Scottish Independence and Similar Movements.”

Alex Salmond takes on The Washington Post

The new year brought renewed purpose to the campaigns for and against Scotland’s independence. As the debate intensifies, with the referendum nearly one year...

Cameron announces referendum on Britain in the EU

David Cameron delivered a speech on Britain’s status within the European Union Wednesday morning, laying out his proposal for a referendum on the issue. The referendum will be held in 2017, assuming a Conservative victory in the 2015 elections. Nationalist leaders in Scotland see the announcement as an opportunity to gain support for the referendum on Scottish independence in 2014. Controversy surrounds First Minister Alex Salmond's claim that Scotland would seek to join the EU as an independent state without needing to reapply.

Success of local government in Scotland

A recent article in the Financial Times Weekend edition, “Cameron humbled by voters’ apathy,” led with the news of a record-low turnout for local...

Security Ramifications of Scottish Independence

This is the first in an ongoing series covering Scottish independence.  Check back for the latest news, analysis, and opinion on every side of...