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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 writes a column analysing the EU’s response to the covid-19 virus so far.

Prospect UK

Kirsty Hughes is interviewed by Alice Wright on the new SCER report she edited on Independence in the EU: Accession Challenges

Times Scotland

David Bell writes on the Scottish-rUK border in the case of independence in the EU – a short version of his longer piece for SCER’s new report published on 17 March

The Herald

SCER’s major new report “An Independent Scotland in the EU: Issues for Accession” was covered in the Herald, and also in the Scotsman, the National, the Times Scotland and Sky news

The Times Scotland

Kirsty Hughes writes a column on how Scotland can learn from smaller EU states on how to network and influence in Europe – even post-Brexit. This draws on her new report on this topic https://www.scer.scot/database/ident-12468 published on 6 March.
The report was also covered in the Scotsman, the National, the Herald, and the Evening Express