The Basics

What happened in September 2014?

What happened in September 2014?

Six years after the Scottish independence referendum, Coree Brown Swan explains what happened in 2014 and how the question of independence is still live today.
What is devolution

What is 'devolution'?

Nicola McEwen provides 'The Basics' on devolution in the UK, what is devolution and how does it work?
DEVOLVED AND RESERVED

What is meant by 'devolved' and 'reserved' powers?

Jack Sheldon, University of Cambridge, provides 'The Basics' on powers in the UK, explaining what is meant when we talk about reserved and devolved powers
what is asymmetric devolution

What is 'asymmetric devolution'?

CCC Director, Michael Keating provide 'The Basics' on asymmetric devolution - what does it mean, and what are some examples?
SEWEL CONVENTION

What is the Sewel convention?

Nicola McEwen provides 'The Basics' on the Sewel convention, explaining what this convention entails and how it relates to devolution in the UK.
SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT

What powers does the Scottish Parliament have?

Coree Brown Swan provides 'The Basics' on the Scottish Parliament, what powers it has and how it makes laws.
WELSH PARLIAMENT

What powers does the Senedd (Welsh Parliament) have?

Greg Davies provides 'The Basics' on the Senedd (Welsh Parliament), explaining how it was established and what powers it has in comparison to the other devolved institutions.
NORTHERN ASSEMBLY

What powers does the Northern Ireland Assembly have?

Jonathan Evershed, University College Cork, provides 'The Basics' for the Northern Ireland Assembly, explaining how the institution came about and what powers it has.
ENGLISH PARLIAMENT

Why does England not have its own parliament?

Jack Sheldon, University of Cambridge, provide 'The Basics' on English devolution (or the lack of), explaining why England does not have a parliament