Eve Hepburn

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    The decision of the majority of Scots to vote ‘No’ may result in even more radical constitutional change to the UK

The decision of the majority of Scots to vote ‘No’ may result in even more radical constitutional change to the UK

Scotland voted No to independence on 18 September. Eve Hepburn writes that the referendum has opened up a Pandora’s Box of territorial identities, politics and interests in the UK. She asks whether the pro-UK parties really believe that it will be possible to initiate and conclusively finalise a proper, thoughtful, and consultative process of radical constitutional change within three […]

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September 22nd, 2014|Eve Hepburn|1 Comment|
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    If Scotland votes ‘Yes’, we will likely see an immigration policy that is markedly different from the rest of the UK

If Scotland votes ‘Yes’, we will likely see an immigration policy that is markedly different from the rest of the UK

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has articulated a civic nationalism that welcomes immigrants and ethnic minorities as part of Scotland’s rich ‘tartan tapestry’. Eve Hepburn explores why Scottish parties have been able to avoid the anti-immigration hysteria that peppers political debates south of the border, writing that if Scotland votes ‘Yes’, we will likely see an immigration policy that […]

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    The ‘domino effect’ from Scotland’s referendum is increasing demands for independence in Italian regions

The ‘domino effect’ from Scotland’s referendum is increasing demands for independence in Italian regions

While the independence movements in Scotland and Catalonia have received substantial attention, other countries across Europe are also facing demands from regions for greater autonomy or secession. Eve Hepburn writes on three such movements in Italy: in South Tyrol, Veneto and Sardinia. She argues that the result of the Scottish referendum is likely to shape the immediate future of […]

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