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Why we need English votes for English laws

"One of the great issues of our time must not become a victim of petty politics"

By William Cash  

On Thursday morning, the Smith Commission, established to advise on promised devolution to the Scottish Parliament in the wake of September’s referendum, delivered its report. It is vital that we respect the firm decision of the Scottish people to remain in the United Kingdom—and their clear wish for greater control of Scotland’s affairs. Lord Smith’s report provides for wide-ranging powers to be transferred, including significant control over taxation. The Scottish people can be confident in their ability to build the society they want, within a strong and cohesive United Kingdom.


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