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Scotland’s European and International Policies: Time for a Strategic Approach – New Policy Paper

Policy paper from the Scottish Centre on European Relations (SCER) by Dr Kirsty Hughes

Brexit, Scottish Independence and Leaving a Union: Lessons to Learn? – New Policy Paper

Policy paper from the Scottish Centre on European Relations (SCER) by Dr Kirsty Hughes

The National

Kirsty Hughes’ SCER short policy note on prospects for independence in the EU in the wake of the Covid crisis is republished in the National

Le Monde

Kirsty Hughes is quoted in an article on the different approaches to lockdown that have emerged across the UK’s four nations

Politis

Kirsty Hughes is quoted in an article about the Covid-19 and Scottish independence

The Times Scotland

The SCER policy note by Allyson Pollock and Louisa Harding-Edgar on Scotland’s response to the Covid-19 crisis was covered in the Times – and too in the Scotsman, the National, the Daily Record, the Evening Express

The National

Kirsty Hughes asks why the Scottish government (and other devolved administrations) followed the UK government’s approach in early March, delaying lockdown, one that is now coming under growing criticism – and compares corona death rates across different smaller EU states.