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Part 3: The Seemingly Absurd On Citizenship!

December 13, 2013

It’s Friday, it’s almost the weekend and I have decided that there is much else to do than type about Scottish independence until next week. However, before I embark on some of the weekends festivities I decided to post this small part up before it slips my mind. I hadn’t originally considered it as an issue, and I hadn’t really thought about putting it in; but upon reflection (and after sitting in traffic on Balshagray Avenue for an age) I decided otherwise. It is a short but important issue to reflect.

I will call this citizenship, even although I may be using the wrong term. I suppose if I were to be totally correct on terminology we are not citizens of Great Britain, but rather subjects. However, we can probably leave that part at the door.

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Part 2: The Constitutional and International Implications of a ‘Yes’ Vote for the United Kingdom,and an Independent Scotland

December 12, 2013

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Part 2:

Fast forwarding just over the 300 years mark, and we approach the modern day. Scotland, as a Devolved nation within the United Kingdom, is still only recognised internationally as part of the United Kingdom framework. We have our own International sporting teams, but that aside, we are askew in the entangled constitutional workings of one larger, United Parliament.

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