Is home rule the only realistic alternative to independence for Scotland?

BY spectator events


June 17, 2015

6:30 pm

Edinburgh International Conference Centre, The Exchange, 150 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8EE


Andrew Neil, chairman, The Spectator Magazine Group

Charlie Jeffery, professor of politics, the University of Edinburgh

Iain Macwhirter, political commentator, the Herald and Sunday Herald

Alex Massie, Scotland editor, The Spectator

Adam Tomkins, Scottish Conservatives representative to the Smith Commission and a British legal scholar and Professor of Public Law at the University of Glasgow

Jim Sillars, former deputy leader, SNP


Is home rule the answer for Scotland? Speakers included The Spectator’s Scotland editor Alex Massie, Iain Macwhirter, political commentator of The Herald and Sunday Herald, Charlie Jeffery, professor of politics at Edinburgh University, Adam Tomkins, professor of Public Law at Glasgow University and a Smith Commissioner; and Jim Sillars, former deputy leader of the SNP. The discussion was chaired by Andrew Neil.