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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...
View Resource The Scottish National Party (SNP)

The Scottish National Party's site offers profiles of party leaders, party manifestos and white papers, and the latest news. On 11 September the Scottish people voted strongly in favor of creating their own Parliament and granting that body tax varying powers. One week later, Wales approved its first devolved government in over 500 years by the narrowest of margins (0.6%).