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The United Kingdom and Confederal Federalism

Glyndwr Cennydd Jones writes that the United Kingdom should consider a more federal arrangement, contending that if a culturally identifiable group that views itself as a nation senses that their beliefs, social affiliations, and relationships within the group are not treated with respect by a central authority, they are likely to view that authority as unjust. She suggests that an appropriate future constitutional arrangement for the United Kingdom could be a “confederation of Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and England with aspects of federal-type control built into key policy areas underpinning the principles of equality and solidarity amid member nations.” Read more here.