Craig McAngus

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    With the Smith Commission reporting and the SNP surging, the Scottish Labour party has reached a critical juncture

With the Smith Commission reporting and the SNP surging, the Scottish Labour party has reached a critical juncture

The Smith Commission report on further devolution of powers to Scotland was published on 27 November. Craig McAngus writes that the Scottish Labour Party now finds itself at a crossroads ahead of the 2015 UK general election. He argues that the UK is now on a path to ‘ever looser union’ and that Scottish Labour will have to accept this, […]

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National identity and party affiliation are set to play a key role in the Scottish referendum, whose result is more uncertain than opinion polls suggest

‘DevoMax’ will not be an option on the ballot paper in the Scottish Independence Referendum next year even though it is more popular among the electorate than independence. Arno van der Zwet and Craig McAngus explore how Scottish attitudes to the two options vary according to national and party identity. They find that perceptions of national identity polarise assessments of […]

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