In or out of the EU, Britain faces more Scottish upheaval

Michael Keating

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As the EU referendum campaign gathers momentum, polls show the UK almost evenly divided on the merits of staying in and pulling out. In Scotland, however, the Remain option is clearly in the lead at this stage. This asks some intriguing questions about what will happen after June 23 as the Scottish and European issues have become so deeply entwined. Almost all the possible scenarios seem set to increase constitutional tensions.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation UK
Publication statusPublished - 29 Apr 2016

Bibliographical note

Michael Keating is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council but the views in this piece are entirely his own.


  • David Cameron
  • Scotland
  • EU referendum
  • Holyrood
  • Brexit
  • Brussels
  • indyref
  • Westminster
  • United Kingdom (UK)


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