City devolution in Scotland?

Donald Houston, Georgiana Varna

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    Aims of document:
    • Consider opportunities for devolution to localities within Scotland arising in the post-Smith Commission environment as the Scotland Bill works its way through the UK parliament.
    • Identify emerging narratives and initiatives for local autonomy in different parts of Scotland, particularly Scotland’s cities – and how they differ from those south of the border.
    • Assess the potential benefits and risks of possible mechanisms for greater local autonomy and flexibility.
    • Set Scottish and UK local government in international comparative context.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationGlasgow
    PublisherScottish Cities Knowledge Centre
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2015


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