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New research paints a picture of how indy Scotland can thrive

Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, from Queen Mary's School of Law was featured in The National on how an independent Scotland could face challenges.

A lamp post with a sticker stating 'End London Rule' written against the Scottish flag, and another sticker below of the Scottish flag with the EU stars overlayed

Professor Douglas-Scott examined the issue of negotiations with the UK which would be required after a Yes vote. She said: "These would take time. It should be stressed that, if under a lawful process, Scotland elects independence, then there are no subsequent explicit legal barriers to Scottish independence."

View Professor Douglas-Scott's Queen Mary profile.



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