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Devolutionary Effects on Scottish Policy-Making: A Brief Glance (From 2013)

The Start of Things to Come

In the 1997 referendum on devolution, 74.3% of those that turned out voted for a Scottish Parliament, with The 1998 Scotland Act establishing a Parliament and an Executive (Yonwin and White 2004: 3). 1,382 more words


The Forsyth saga

I’ve mentioned in numerous posts about the danger in accepting the idea that Scotland will be rewarded with more devolution in exchange for voting No. Following comments from a former Conservative Secretary of State for Scotland, it would seem this is wise.

No Vote

Cheap flights are on the way

With the publication of the Strathclyde Commission’s report by the Conservatives last week, all three unionist parties now claim to offer additional powers for Scotland if we vote No. 941 more words

No Vote