Devolution – A Diplomatic Gift From Westminster Or A Poisoned Chalice Concocted to Destroy Scotland – Part 2

    1999 – Devolution – Establishment of the Scottish Assembly Westminster politicians, across the party’s did not embrace devolution with any degree of enthusiasm. The proposal was cynically introduced by Tony Blair as an election propaganda tool designed to encourage Scottish voters to join the labour party cause, namely getting rid of the centralising […]

Devolution – A Diplomatic Gift From Westminster Or A Poisoned Chalice Concocted to Destroy Scotland – Part 1

      17 December 2002: Devolution (Scotland) Arrangements within the UK Government A commons select committee was formed early in the year 2002 with a remit to review inter-government working arrangements insofar as they were applicable to devolution and to bring forward recommendations, if any, for change which would further enhance devolution legislation. Within […]