Tag Archives: devolution

Darling warned Cameron not to pursue EVEL following Scottish vote

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The former chancellor warned that whilst the issue of Scottish MPs voting rights on English-only matters needed to be addressed, to link it with further powers to Holyrood risked putting the SNP back into the ascendency.

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An English Parliament would not deliver devolution for England

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It would in fact be Cameron’s constitutional turkey.

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How the UK’s abortion debate was revived

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Scottish devolution and questions about free speech have prompted a resurgence of one of our oldest ethical debates.

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The SNP have many reasons to be cheerful this weekend

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In her policies and style, Nicola Sturgeon is a social democrat in the true sense of the word.

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Cameron is playing with fire on the EU

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Cameron’s European policy could signal the end of the UK as we know it.

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It’s time we had a bit of devo-max in London

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The case for slackening central government’s overbearing stranglehold on political decision-making is overwhelming.

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There was much to welcome in Miliband’s devolution announcement

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Localism has to mean allowing communities to decide their own structures.

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The Welsh dragon awakens on devolution

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The Welsh first minister will today call for a new “Union mindset” that seeks to provide a greater voice and role for the devolved institutions in UK affairs.

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The devolution debate gets ugly

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The consensus which sought to keep Scotland in the UK has well and truly ended.

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