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About Elliot Bulmer

Dr W. Elliot Bulmer is the author of A Model Constitution for Scotland: Making Democracy Work in an Independent State (Luath Press: Edinburgh, 2011) and A Constitution for the Common Good: Strengthening Scottish Democracy after the Independence Referendum (Luath Press: Edinburgh, 2015). He is writing in a personal capacity. 

Articles by Elliot Bulmer

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

An Agreement of the Free People of England: or, the Ready and Easy Way to Party Like it's 1649

The people of England need to discover their sovereignty and make a constitution of their own. Here are some ideas.

Scotland’s Stamp Act: Could the Scotland Bill lead to the demand for independence?

Few seem to appreciate the constitutional implications of the Scotland Bill, currently making its way through Westminster Parliament. The UK government is claiming the right to change the devolution system without the consent of the Scottish people. Whether the Bill is good or not for Scotland, it reveals the power of Westminster to give and take away at will. In America, it was just such a revelation of Britain's power over its colony, prompted by the imposition of the Stamp Act, that led the American people to demand independence.

Brown says he wants a written constitution - here's one we made earlier...

A proposal for a Model Constitution for the UK.
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