The Constitution Unit
Devolution and the future of the Union
The second panel of day two of our conference on Johnson's constitutional reform agenda explored devolution and the future of the Union with four experts based in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
This is a recording of a panel session from our conference on the government's constitutional reform agenda. Panellists explored the devolution arrangements in the UK and the future of the Union. Four experts based in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland joined the discussion.
- Prof Adam Tomkins, Glasgow
- Prof Laura McAllister, Cardiff
- Prof Katy Hayward, Queen’s University Belfast
- Prof John Denham, Southampton.
Chair: Prof Robert Hazell, Constitution Unit, UCL.
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