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 publicatio
The devolution of welfare provision has featured large in the public debate leading up to the publication of the Smith Commission's report.
Is the Smith Report devo-max? Not according to Michael Keating, who says that the proposals are neither devo-max nor the 'near federalism' suggested by Gordon Brown.
The Smith Commission seems set to include some welfare devolution in the Heads of Agreement to be announced on Thursday. But what does welfare devolution mean in practice?
The Smith commission’s report is due for publication on Thursday morning.
The Referendum on Scottish independence held on the 18th S
Much of the debate since the referendum has focussed on which additional powers are likely to be devolved from Westminster to Holyrood.
Lord Smith is due to present his report on proposed additional powers for the Scottish Parliament on 27 November.
Thomas Lundberg looks at the aftermath of Scotland’s independence referendum and how it resembles an upside down political situation. This post originally appeared on the