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The Referendum on Separation for Scotland

Inquiry status: Eleven Reports published, Oral evidence ongoing

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An inquiry relating to a potential referendum on Separation for Scotland. The first part of this inquiry focuses on the processes and mechanics by which such a referendum would be organised and conducted. The second part of the inquiry seeks to identify those issues which will need to be resolved before a referendum is held in order to allow voters to make an informed choice.

 

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Date Business
29 April 2014
2:30 pm
Subject: The Referendum on Separation for Scotland
Witness(es): Proffesor Ken Gibb, Professor of housing policy, University of Glasgow, Dr Sharon Wright, Senior Lecturer in public policy, University of Glasgow and David Phillips, Senior Research Economist, Institute for Fiscal Studies

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