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It is imperative that Scotland is fully aware of its own rights and responsibilities and it must take the time now, well before a decision to become independent takes place, to plan and prepare. Otherwise, we may find ourselves repeating the mistakes of Brexit and being forced into a disadvantageous deal due to a lack of understanding of what we already have and what we need and want. 5k Version 1k Version Author: Dr Craig Dalzell Dr Craig Dalzell is the Head of Policy & Research at the “think and do tank” Common Weal. His background is in laser physics but through a strange seriesRead More →

First part in a collection of papers being produced by SIC on the transition to independence. Full document and further reading here. “We must think of self-governing Scotland as an independent legal jurisdiction which has internationally recognised legal boundaries. A Customs officer at an immobile Customs Station, in an open-borders 21st Century European community, has very little impact and demonstrates how Unionists miss the point, whilst further; successfully confusing our electorate by claiming “hard borders” are a show-stopper when in fact they are very largely irrelevant.”   1 Introduction and Background This paper is written at the invitation of Scottish Independence Convention. The author’s practitionerRead More →