“For Scotland to meet the obligations of EEA-EFTA membership, almost all areas of policy would have to be devolved – immigration, business regulations, employment law, competition policy, product standards to name just a few. This would not be a revision of the devolution settlement; it would be accomplishment of de facto independence via a murky and technical back door.”
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About Daniel Kenealy
Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh where he teaches and researches devolution and EU politics. Co-editor of The European Union: How Does it Work? (OUP, 2015) and ex-expert adviser to the Scottish Parliament’s EU Committee (2013-14).