Future of the Union

The Future Of The Union series discussed the future of each nation within the UK. More information and downloadable content from previous events is available below.


Boris Johnson: London
Monday 9th December 2012

Boris Johnson is the current Conservative Mayor of London.

Recording Photos

Michael Heseltine

Lord Heseltine: England
Wednesday 14 November 2012

Michael Heseltine is the former deputy prime minister and patron of the Tory Reform Group. He was an MP from 1966 to 2001.

Video | Podcast


Carwyn Jones: Wales
Thursday 8 November 2012

Carwyn Jones is the first minister of Wales.

Transcript | Podcast

Martin McGuinness

Martin McGuinness: Northern Ireland 
Monday 30 April 2012

Martin McGuinness is an Irish Sinn Féin politician and the current deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland. McGuinness was also the Sinn Féin candidate for the Irish presidential election, 2011.


Alex Salmond

Independence and Responsibility: the future of Scotland
Wednesday 15 February 2012 

Speaker: Alex Salmond MSP

Alex Salmond became the first ever SNP First Minister of Scotland in May 2007 and won the Aberdeenshire East constituency at the May 2011 election, when the SNP won a majority of seats of in the Scottish Parliament. MSPs re-elected him unopposed for a second term as First Minister on May 18 2011.

Transcript | Image gallery | Video |Podcast