Terms & conditions

Editorial policy

Federal Union welcomes contributions from federalists to its website. All articles and news items on this website express the views of the authors, and do not necessarily represent the views of Federal Union. The decision on whether or not to publish an article rests with the Federal Union editorial committee, whose members are Richard Laming and John Pinder.

If you want to submit an article or news item for the website, please e-mail it in Word or text format to Richard Laming.

Comments posted on this site may be moderated, at the discretion of Federal Union.


Unless otherwise stated, the copyright in this website is owned by Federal Union. This website has been created in order to encourage debate, understanding and support for federalism. In that spirit, Federal Union welcomes the re-use of material in this website for non-commercial purposes, e.g. for study, debate or criticism. We simply ask you to quote the source, let us know you are doing so, and, where possible, include a link to this website yourself.

The content of this website has been provided for non-commercial purposes. If you wish to re-use material from this website for commercial purposes, please contact Federal Union at info@federalunion.org.uk with details of your request.

Privacy policy

Information Collection and Use
Federal Union is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement or made clear at time of the request for personal information . Federal Union collects information from our users at several different points on our website.

Log Files
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses may be logged when you first register to use the system and when you post a discussion message. This information is stored for security purposes and is only used in case of a suspected security breach.

We may chose to share information with third parties. However, in accordance with the data protection act this will only happen if the individual’s consent has first been sought and received.

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Federal Union is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for an email address. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter may email us at info@federalunion.org.uk.

Notification of Changes
If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.