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The Smith Commission: will greater powers come with greaterdemocratic accountability?

Cairney, Paul (2014) The Smith Commission: will greater powers come with greaterdemocratic accountability? Democratic Audit Blog (05 Nov 2014). Website.

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Abstract

The Scottish independence referendum set in motion a chain of events which looks likely to lead to a greater degree of devolution to Scotland, with a commission chaired by Lord Smith of Kelvin set to report shortly with recommendations for exactly what form the relationship between Holyrood and Westminster should take. Paul Cairney, a noted expert on Scottish government, poses a key question: will greater powers for Scotland equate to greater democratic responsibility, with an unclear answer. Team GB?

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2014 Democratic Audit UK.; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN1187 Scotland
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2015 15:08
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2019 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/63434

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