Scotland and the European Union.
Enlightening the Constitutional Debate: Scotland and the European Union
The first of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) discussion events, in partnership with the British Academy (BA), on Enlightening the Constitutional Debate took place last week on the 13th March. Over 150 people attended the event.
The event was chaired by the journalist Peter Jones and introductory speeches were made by Professor Neil Walker, Graham Avery and Professor Diana Panke.
Following the speakers, a wide-ranging question and answer session covered a number of topics, including: the process of treaty changes; Scotland’s treaty obligations; the Euro; the implications if the rest of the UK chose to leave the EU; and whether the negotiation period envisaged by the Scottish Government is realistic