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Constitutional Changes in Scotland – II: Incorporation of International Treaties, Devolution, and Effective Accountability

Constitutional Changes in Scotland – II: Incorporation of International Treaties, Devolution, and Effective Accountability

This blog is the second of a two-part series on Scotland’s incorporation journey. Part 1 sets out the devolved ...
Constitutional Changes in Scotland – I: Incorporation of International Treaties, Devolution and Effective Accountability

Constitutional Changes in Scotland – I: Incorporation of International Treaties, Devolution and Effective Accountability

Scotland is on the precipice of significant subnational constitutional change through a programme of incorporation ...
Scotland’s Answer to Modern-Day Slavery

Scotland’s Answer to Modern-Day Slavery

A new standalone human trafficking bill for Scotland has been quietly gaining momentum in the corridors of ...
Where Have All The Expatriates Gone?

Where Have All The Expatriates Gone?

Participants in the 18 September 2014 Scottish independence referendum will be asked whether Scotland should become
Scotland’s Gay Rights Journey

Scotland’s Gay Rights Journey

On 4 February 2014, MSPs passed the SNP government’s Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill into law, 105 ...
New Bill Shifts Focus to Survivors of Human Trafficking

New Bill Shifts Focus to Survivors of Human Trafficking

Earlier this year, I interviewed a group of young Bangladeshi men who had been trafficked into Scotland to work in ...
Human Trafficking in Scotland

Human Trafficking in Scotland

Following on from her previous post on forced labour in Britain  Mei-Ling McNamara takes a closer look at the ...

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