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Federal Britain : the case for decentralisation

Author: Philip Booth
Publisher: London : IEA, Institute of Economic Affairs, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The UK has the most centralised system of government amongst major economies. This results in poorer services, lower economic growth and higher taxes. We have also developed an approach to devolution that is incoherent and unstable. This short book proposes an entirely new set of constitutional arrangements. It proposes that the UK should develop a federal structure of government with only a small number of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Booth
ISBN: 9780255367134 0255367139
OCLC Number: 925498656
Notes: Foreword by IIya Somin.
Description: xviii, 104 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Philip Booth.

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This book proposes that the UK should develop a federal structure of government with only a small number of functions such as defence and border control being determined at the UK level. All other  Read more...

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