Why a written constitution 'need not wait for Scottish independence'
By 21 May 2014
'A Modest Proposal' calling for a new constitution was installed on Mike and Sheila Forbes's barn next to Donald Trump's golf course. Photograph: Angus Reid
<p>The case for a new people's constitution is moving to the centre of the Scottish independence debate, but why must it rest solely on a yes vote? Scotland can take a lead within the UK. </p><p>Devolved Scotland is a very young democracy. The parliament has barely reached the age of consent. To understand its own identity it needs, like any adolescent, to question the limits and to seek its own answers to fundamental questions. A necessary and exciting process.</p><p><div>[toc hidden:1]</div>
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