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Decentralization in government -- Scotland

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View Resource The Procedural Consequences of Devolution

The UK House of Commons Library recently released this research paper concerning the devolution of power to the Scottish Parliament and the National Assembly of Wales. This paper explores the consequences of devolution for the House of Commons, focusing on a related report from the Commons Procedure Committee which was debated in Parliament on October 21. The paper also discusses topics such as...

https://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Sum...
View Resource Devolution and Concordats

The UK House of Commons Library recently released a research paper concerning the devolution of power to the Scottish Parliament and the National Assembly of Wales. This paper summarizes the main points of the devolution schemes, describing the reserved and devolved subject areas. It also explores the new roles of the Secretaries of States for Wales and Scotland and the concordats agreed between...

https://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Sum...
View Resource The Scottish Parliament

Since the election of the first representatives to the Scottish Parliament in 1999, the group has been responsible for creating and enacting a wide variety of legislative acts. Much of their current work and agenda is documented on their Web site, which also includes a helpful section on the different powers of the Parliament and their procedures. One of the most engaging parts of the site lists...

http://www.parliament.scot/