Catriona Mullay

COVID-19 and Borders: Has Scotland Taken Back Control?

Borders have been the political issue this week as the United Kingdom emerges from its COVID-19 ‘lockdown’. This blog has two key points. The first is how further evidence has emerged of the UK pulling apart through the British Government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis. The second point is that political discourse about Scotland’s borders […]

COVID-19: the relaxation of measures and the multinational UK

In the UK, the COVID crisis has only served to exacerbate the problems within a system of ad-hoc, asymmetric federalism. Put simply, the approaches in the different countries of the UK have diverged for no good reason. This blog is intended to show the inconsistencies across the UK nations, briefly contextualising this within an uneven […]