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Part 2: Broadcasting, Communications and Scottish Independence

In this two part series, University of Glasgow Professor and Visiting Professor at LSE Philip Schlesinger, comments on the white paper on independence put forth by the Scottish Government. In this second post he examines the proposals for a new Scottish public broadcaster and regulatory arrangements, arguing that it is actually incremental change that is in question.

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Regulatory Policy and an Independent Scotland

This paper was presented at the Policy Scotland Public Debate at the University of Glasgow on December 4 by Josef Konvitz, Honorary Professor, University of Glasgow, and Visiting Professor, Cities Group, Geography, King’s College London This presentation will address what Scotland must do and could do to assume sovereign regulatory responsibilities. This is not only…

Part 1: Broadcasting, Communications and Scottish Independence

In this two part series, University of Glasgow Professor and Visiting Professor at LSE Philip Schlesinger, comments on the white paper on independence put forth by the Scottish Government. In this first post he explains the context of the proposals for the broadcasting and communications in Scotland’s Future, suggesting that even without independence, they can…

The Scottish Government’s White Paper on independence: Appeal for a ‘yes’ vote

Dr Thomas Lundberg, Lecturer (Politics), University of Glasgow The Scottish Government has published its long-awaited White Paper, Scotland’s Future: Your Guide to an Independent Scotland. The paper sets out the Scottish National Party’s aspirations for an independent Scotland by enhancing democracy, prosperity and fairness, though critics have already claimed that many of these aspirations are…

Public Debate: Regulation in an Independent Scotland

Policy Scotland‘s second public debate, this time on Regulation in an Independent Scotland. The debate will address issues such as: What kind of regulatory frameworks will Scotland need to maximise its economic performance? What aspects of the economy should Scotland regulate itself, or jointly with rUK? How will be financial sector be regulated in a…