Constitution Committee

The Union and devolution inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Report published on 25 May 2016. Government Response published on 7 March 2017. Debated 9 October 2017.

Report published

The Constitution Committee's report on the Union and devolution warns that successive UK Governments have taken the Union between England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales for granted, without giving proper consideration to the cumulative impact of devolution on the UK as a whole. The Committee believes that the nations of the UK are stronger together than apart. Any future devolution must not be at the expense of the stability, coherence and viability of the Union.

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