The row between central government and the leaders of Greater Manchester highlighted the centralising response to Covid-19 by the British government and the nature of the asymmetric model of devolu
Michael Kenny and Tom Kelsey, the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, discuss the row between Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham and Westminster over tier 3 restrictions in October, which
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Devolution rapidly transformed Scotland's political executive, legislature and party system, however, its impact on local government has been more muted as local government structure remains th
In his chapter for the Oxford Handbook of Scottish Politics, Paul Cairney examines the alleged distinctiveness of Scottish policymaking.
Alistair Clark, Newcastle University, discusses small parties in Scotland since devolution for his chapter in the Oxford Handbook of Scottish Politics arguing that smaller par
The UK Government’s Internal Market Bill sparked controversy when the Northern Ireland secretary, Brandon Lewis, conceded the government’s willingness to depart from international law in overriding