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The Future of devolution after the referendum

Inquiry status: Concluded

The Political and Constitutional Reform Committee is holding an inquiry looking at the future of devolution in the United Kingdom, in the light of the referendum result.  Among the questions the Committee will be considering are how devolution should be taken forward in Scotland, and whether England, Wales and Northern Ireland should be offered the level of devolution that has been discussed in relation to Scotland.

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