Vernon Bogdanor

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Name: Vernon Bogdanor
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Constitutional reform leaves much to puzzle over for England

Flag of Saint George flies at Amberley Castle, West Sussex. Photograph: AlamyVernon Bogdanor ( Why English votes for English laws is a kneejerk absurdity , 25 September) is right to argue that the English votes for English laws proposal is a diversion. ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Why the threat of devolution still looms over Britain

Astonishing as it was to contemplate the breakup of Europe’s most stable nation-state threatened by last week’s Scottish referendum, we now have an even more extraordinary possibility. In the days since the Scottish voters rejected secession 55 percent ... [Published Reuters - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Why English votes for English laws is a kneejerk absurdity | Vernon Bogdanor | Comment is free

England is a constitutional anomaly. By far the largest part of the United Kingdom, it alone has no devolved body to represent its interests. So MPs from Scotland continue to vote on English domestic matters, such as health and education, which in Scotland ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

SNP now have a ‘stab in back’ myth which may be hard to dispel

In 1886, the fateful year of the First Home Rule Bill for Ireland, Joseph Chamberlain claimed that in politics it was pointless to look beyond the next fortnight.In 1964, in the era of his white-heat technological revolution, Harold Wilson proclaimed ... [Published NewsLetter - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Will British PM make good on promises to Scottish voters?

Scottish independence leader accused British Prime Minister David Cameron of tricking Scottish voters into voting to remain a part of the United Kingdom. The debate over Scotland's future fizzled amid a bitter war of words Sunday, with the Scottish leader ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

David Cameron’s rush to rewrite the rules in wake of Scottish referendum result is absurd, says his former Oxford tutor

Vernon Bogdanor, Professor of Government at King’s College London, has called the Government’s plan to reform the UK’s constitution in the next six months "absurd". The proposal, announced by the Prime Minister within minutes of the outcome of the Scottish ... [Published The Independent - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

UK political storm brews after Scottish referendum

At the foot of Big Ben, next to Westminster, commonly described as the cradle of parliamentary democracy, politicians come and go. We got reactions to the Scottish referendum result from several of them.Former UK Defence Secretary and Conservative MP ... [Published EuroNews - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish referendum: Scots to remain in U.K.

Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain's remaining global clout.A vote for the 307-year union is a relief for millions of Britons including Prime ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish voters rejecting independence from Britain

Voters in Scotland appear to have rejected independence from Britain, opting to preserve a more than 300-year-old union in a referendum Thursday that sent shock waves through Europe and opened the door to continuing political tumult in Britain.With turnout ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

David Cameron 'has seen off Scottish nationalism'

David Cameron has "seen off" Scottish nationalism after the country voted against independence, a constitutional expert has told ITV News Political Correspondent Libby Wiener.Vernon Bogdanor added that the Prime Minister was "wrong" to offer Scotland ... [Published itv.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Elizabeth, Queen of Scots? Chances good even if England’s northern neighbours vote yes, they’ll keep the same monarch

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II can keep her magnificent Scottish castle at Balmoral should Scots vote for independence — and chances are she will be able to keep her role as well. As Thursday’s referendum nears, questions are being been raised about Scotland’s ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

FactCheck: Is an #indyref yes vote forever?

“There really will be no second chances. If the UK breaks apart, it breaks apart forever.”David Cameron, 10 September 2014David Cameron pleaded with Scots to vote against independence in an article in today’s Daily Mail.The prime minister called the United ... [Published Channel 4 - Sep 10 2014]

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"It's awakening English nationalism, which has been hitherto almost non-existent," Bogdanor said. "english [members of parliament], pressed by their constituents, have already said, 'well, what about england?' and there's some pressure for devolution in england."

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Constitutional reform leaves much to puzzle ove... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 28 2014]
The West Bromwich question [Published Money Week - Sep 26 2014]
Why the threat of devolution still looms over B... [Published Reuters - Sep 26 2014]
Why English votes for English laws is a kneejer... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 24 2014]
SNP now have a ‘stab in back’ myth which may be... [Published NewsLetter - Sep 23 2014]
Will British PM make good on promises to Scotti... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 21 2014]
Voters 'tricked' in referendum: Scotland leader [Published Al Ahram - Sep 21 2014]
Free And Cheap London Events: 22-28 September 2014 [Published Londonist - Sep 21 2014]
David Cameron’s rush to rewrite the rules in wa... [Published The Independent - Sep 21 2014]
David Cameron’s rush to rewrite the rules in wa... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 21 2014]
Britain is on borrowed time: the future of Scot... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 20 2014]
UK political storm brews after Scottish referendum [Published EuroNews - Sep 19 2014]
FactCheck Scotland: what happens next? [Published Channel 4 - Sep 19 2014]
West Lothian question: easy to ask, trickier to... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 19 2014]
Scottish referendum: Scots to remain in U.K. [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 19 2014]
David Cameron 'has seen off Scottish nationalism' [Published itv.com - Sep 19 2014]
Scottish voters rejecting independence from Bri... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 19 2014]
Scottish referendum: yes and no agree it's a on... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
Scottish independence campaign - as it happened [Published Telegraph - Sep 16 2014]
Elizabeth, Queen of Scots? Chances good even if... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 16 2014]
Elizabeth, Queen of Scots? Scottish independenc... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Sep 16 2014]
Poor politics led to Scot vote [Published Japan Times - Sep 16 2014]
FactCheck Scotland: 10 facts you need to know b... [Published Channel 4 - Sep 15 2014]
Hampshire MPs join fight to keep Union together [Published Southern Daily Echo - Sep 12 2014]
'Yes' vote to pose royal questions [Published Kirriemuir Herald - Sep 11 2014]
Is the party over? [Published Hansard Society - Sep 10 2014]
Scotland, solidarity and why support for the UK... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
FactCheck: Is an #indyref yes vote forever? [Published Channel 4 - Sep 10 2014]
Osborne: whole of UK wants Scotland to stay [Published Telegraph - Sep 10 2014]
Cameron Fights to Save Scotland Union -- and Hi... [Published Naharnet - Sep 10 2014]
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Elizabeth, Queen of Scots? Chances good even if... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 16 2014]
LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II can keep her magnificent Scottish castle at Balmoral should Scots vote for independence — and chances are she will be able to keep her role as well. As Thursday’s referendum nears, questions are being been raised about Scotland’s ...
Queen is urged to intervene as Scotland appears... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 09 2014]
David Cameron is under growing pressure to ask the Queen to speak out in support of the Union as another opinion poll confirms a surge in support for Scottish independence. Senior MPs have suggested an intervention from Her Majesty could “make all the ...
Hezbollah & Iran Flags, Netanyahu Effigies, and... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 09 2014]
LONDON, United Kingdom – Today's anti-Israel protests in London reportedly attracted around 150,000 according to organisers, making the rally the largest since Israel's war against the terrorist group Hamas began over a month ago. The Independent newspaper ...
Cameron set for EU defeat over Jean-Claude Junc... [Published Politics: Politics blog | guardian.co.uk - Jun 27 2014]
Rolling coverage of the EU summit in Brussels, where EU leaders are expected to appoint Jean-Claude Juncker as the next president of the European commission against the wishes of David Cameron 9.03am BST The Finnish prime minister, Alexander Stubb, ...
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