Constitutional Convention

Ed Milliband has raised the question of the need for a Constitutional Convention and the question of a written constitution.

He has also indicated that this is a matter for the people to engage with and potentially decide.

This is to be welcomed.

The starting point for the debate has to be a recognition that no form of devolution of powers within Britain has meaning or effect as long as Britain as a whole is governed by the European Union, subsidising it by £1 billion a week in payments and a £1 billion a week trading deficit.

The other key starting point is the recognition that Britain is not a United Kingdom of four nations.

Britain is a whole nation comprising of Wales, Scotland and England. We have in reality two official languages, English, massively the most prevalent, and Welsh, spoken by a significant number. Gaelic is not an official language and is spoken by around 1% of the population in Scotland.

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