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The Referendum on Separation for Scotland inquiry

Inquiry status: Fourteen Reports published; oral evidence ongoing

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Written submissions to the inquiry should be submitted online:

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This inquiry relates to the referendum on separation for Scotland that will take place on 18 September 2014. The first part of the inquiry focused on the processes and mechanics by which the referendum will be organised and conducted. The second part of the inquiry focuses on key issues in the debate on the future of Scotland.

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    • Reports and associated evidence – Reports of Committee inquires. This category may also include Special Reports where they are used by a Committee to bring matters relating to conduct of its business to the notice of the House.
    • Responses to Reports - Responses may be published as a Special Report, or as a Command Paper. They may also be appended to a Report should the Committee have substantial comments on the Response, in which case they can be found listed under Reports. 
    • Other oral and written evidence - Evidence taken by the Committee that has yet to or did not result in the publication of a Report. This includes transcripts of recent meetings.
    • Estimate Memoranda - An Estimate memorandum is an explanatory note that accompanies a government department’s estimate (a means by which a department seeks authority from Parliament for its spending plans).
    • Correspondence - Correspondence sent from or received by the Committee or its Chair.

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