Nigel Smith

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Nigel Smith is a former industrialist who was chairman of the Yes campaign in the 1997 Scottish devolution referendum. He is a leading expert on referendums.


Monday, 27 February 2017

The BBC missed the boat on devolution - can it reinvent itself?

The BBC, in proposing a new digital channel called BBC Scotland, has been both politically adroit and technically clever as …

By Nigel Smith



Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Why Brexit will win

Two referendums in the UK achieved high turnout – the Northern Ireland Good Friday Agreement in 1998 (81%) and the …

By Nigel Smith