The Future of the UK and Scotland conference 2-3 May 2013 focused on the key issues facing Scotland and the UK in the run-up to and following the referendum of 2014. This podcast present the key issues highlighted in the Day 1 afternoon session.
Plenary session 2: Scottish governance under developing constitutional relationships
This session examines the feasibility of shared services, infrastructures and institutions, the governing arrangements necessary for co-ordinating them, and the likely power dynamics between governments. It looks at attitudes to independence and what forms them and give a regional and historical perspective on issues raised by the independence debate.
Speakers include Dr Nicola McEwen (University of Edinburgh), Professor James Mitchell (University of Edinburgh) and Professor Robert Young (University of Western Ontario).
Audio for the session is available here: http://www.esrc.ac.uk/publications/audio/future-of-uk-and-scotland-conference.aspx?media-component=tcm:8-26203&type=audio