Enlightening the Constitutional Debate: Currency, Banking & Financial Services after the Scottish Referendum

The report on the fifth of the British Academy and RSE events on Enlightening the Constitutional Debate has now been published.

On Wednesday 24th July 2013 the British Academy and the RSE held a small forum, with invited experts, to discuss questions surrounding banking and financial services in the aftermath of the referendum on Scottish independence. Leading economists and senior policymakers from HM Treasury and the Scottish Government discussed the currency options available to an independent Scotland, the implications of that choice for the rest of the UK, and the knock-on implications for fiscal rules and financial regulation. The report is an unattributed summary of these discussions.

Read the full press release here: Enlightening the Constitutional Debate: Currency, Banking & Financial Services after the Scottish Referendum