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View Resource BBC Special Reports: Devolution Decade

In 1999, the British Parliament granted Scotland a certain degree of greater autonomy through the process of devolution. A year earlier in 1998, the Parliament passed the Scotland Act 1998, which created both the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Executive. The BBC decided to create this website to serve as a repository of original reporting and commentary on the past ten years, and visitors to the...
View Resource The independence debate is revived in Scotland

Scotland's referendum: If at first you don't succeed The independence debate in Scotland: Interviewing Alex Salmond, the man who wants to break up Britain The only way to save the Union is to stop throwing cash at the Scots - and treat them as...