The Scottish constitution shows what the UK is missing

By Elliot Bulmer, 19 June 2014
Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA
Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's deputy first minister, presents proposals for a written constitution at Edinburgh Playfair Library. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA
<p>With popular sovereignty at it core, Scotland's draft constitution offers a mature, democratic contrast to Downing Street's obsessions.&nbsp; "In Scotland, the people are sovereign". This is the foundation of the interim constitution that has been published in a draft bill by the Scottish government. In the event of a yes vote, this would provide the basis for the Scottish state during the first years of independence, pending the adoption of a permanent constitution some time after 2016.</p>
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