Last week the government published its detailed proposals for introducing English Votes for English Laws (EVEL) into the House of Commons.
Scotland’s big question was resolved on 18 September 2014. Early the next morning David Cameron opened up the English question, announcing:
This briefing note takes a step back from the big questions about whether there should be further tax devolution and whether there should be a move to a needs-based formula.
Report from University of Stirling for the Smith Commission
There are any number of possible scenarios for Scotland, the UK and Europe that could materialise following the September 18th, 2014 referendum vote on Scottish independence.
Two points are clear from the Scottish referendum debate. First, there are certain capabilities which the UK provides that are invaluable to all constituent nations.