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Devolution in the United Kingdom

Author: Vernon Bogdanor
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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"The issue of devolution has all too often been one for polemic rather than reasoned analysis. This book places recent developments in the United Kingdom in their historical context, examining political and constitutional aspects of devolution in Britain from Gladstone's espousal of Home Rule in 1886 right up to the 1998 legislation establishing a Scottish Parliament and a Welsh Assembly." "Devolution in the United  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Constitution
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bogdanor, Vernon, 1943-
Devolution in the United Kingdom.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607349773
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vernon Bogdanor
ISBN: 0192893106 9780192893109
OCLC Number: 40714884
Notes: "OPUS."
Description: viii, 329 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. The Making of the United Kingdom --
2. Irish Home Rule --
3. Northern Ireland --
4. Scotland --
5. Wales --
6. Devolution: Challenge, Defeat, and Renewal --
7. Legislating for Devolution: The Constitutional Problems --
The basic structure --
Government formation and dissolution --
The electoral system --
The West Lothian question --
Financing devolution --
The Welsh model --
The English dimension --
The European dimension --
8. Conclusion: Federal Devolution.
Responsibility: Vernon Bogdanor.
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