Wales has been squeezed harder than Scotland under the Barnett Formula. The challenge now facing First Minister Carwyn Jones is to explain to the Welsh electorate why it is fair that poorer Wales receives less privileged treatment that that given to more prosperous Scotland, writes Richard Wyn Jones.
The implications of the Smith Commission's report for the rest of the UK were highlighted both by the Prime Minister and leaders of English local government within a few hours of its publication. Richard Wyn Jones suggests that Smith may well have serious implications on the other side of the Tweed - and the Severn.
The independence referendum focussed the attention in the UK and beyond on Scotland. However, argues Professor Richard Wyn Jones, the contours of the constitutional debate throughout the UK should not be seen from an entirely Scottish perspective.
Let me cut to the chase. Folks, it’s not all about Scotland.