Today, Wales and Scotland hold legislative competence over all matters not explicitly reserved to Westminster, which implies a form of federalism, but without the usual sharing of sovereignty across parliaments.

In the first of a five-part essay exploring the constitutional future of the UK, Glyndwr Cennydd Jones outlines devolution, federalism and confederalism, and cites Confederal Federalism and Citizen Representation in the European Union (Western European Politics, Volume 22: 1999 Issue 2), by John Kincaid, Robert B. and Helen S. Meyner Professor of Government and Public Service, as an influence on his work.

Read the full blog by Glyndwr Cennydd Jones.

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