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Devolution in Wales

John Gilbert Evans

Devolution in Wales

claims and responses, 1937-1979

by John Gilbert Evans

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Published by University of Wales Press in Cardiff .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decentralization in government -- Wales,
  • Home rule -- Wales -- History -- 20th century,
  • Wales -- Politics and government -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Gilbert Evans
    SeriesStudies in Welsh history -- 26
    ContributionsUniversity of Wales. Board of Celtic Studies. History and Law Committee
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN329.D43 E93 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17228908M
    ISBN 100708319904
    ISBN 109780708319901
    LC Control Number2006497772

      "Devolution in the United Kingdom" was published in the Politics Study Guides Series by Edinburgh University Press. Therefore the focus of the book is quite strictly on politics. Structurally the book starts by introducing the concept of devolution and then spends two to three chapters on the devolutional developments in the separate s: 1. We did this by reviewing both the longer-term processes that led to the establishment of democratic devolution in Wales, and also the particular and peculiar political path that culminated in the holding of a referendum on extending devolution in March In chapter two we explored the constitutional politics of Welsh devolution in more detail.

    This book examines the development of Welsh devolution in the context of great economic and political uncertainty. Drawing on research carried out over more than a decade, it explores whether Welsh devolution has developed the capacity to resist internal and external pressures and to continue to pursue a distinctive political and policy agenda.   WALES is the country whose devolution settlement is talked about the least, for reasons that are understandable with all that’s happening in Scotland and Northern Ireland. But there are big problems emerging, and the case needs to be made loudly for the abolition of a failed institution the people of Wales never really wanted.

    Book Description: This book explains devolution today in terms of the evolution of past structures of government in the component parts of the United Kingdom. It highlights the importance of the English dimension and the role that England’s territorial politics played in constitutional debates. He went on: “Over 20 years of devolution has seen our public services fall behind the rest of the UK, and the people of Wales are now worse off than before we had devolution.” Bennett’s former party, Ukip, has been largely unsuccessful in Scotland but earlier this year announced its electoral platform would focus on abolishing Holyrood.


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This book provides an introduction to the major changes in the political landscape of the UK caused by the political devolution of power to London, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. There is extensive examination of the historical background to these changes with an even more detailed focus upon contemporary political events.

The book also helps those wishing to understand devolution by. The History of Welsh Devolution Early Days. The roots of political devolution in Wales can be traced to the end of the nineteenth century.

InCymru Fydd (‘Young Wales’) was established to promote the objectives of the Liberal Party in Wales and to campaign in favour of Welsh ‘home rule’.

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E-BOOK EXCERPT. This book presents a comparative perspective on the new dynamics of electoral competition following devolution to Scotland and Wales. It offers the first discussion of multi-level electoral dynamics in other western democracies thud proposing how electoral competition might develop in the devolved institutions of Scotland and Wales.

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“It is a comprehensive and authoritative account of the devolution settlement in Wales, and a major contribution to the literature on devolution more generally.

The University of Wales Press should feel equally proud: it is a beautifully edited and produced book, which is a real pleasure to read.” –Contemporary Wales. Much has changed in Wales in the twenty years since the first National Assembly for Wales was elected in May This is the fourth in a series of articles that attempts to describe some of that change.

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⇒The Acts of Union and led to the creation of the United Kingdom ⇒ The Scotland Act was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom intended to establish a Scottish Assembly as a devolved legislature for Scotland.

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Taxation in Wales (Welsh: Trethi yng Nghymru) typically comprises payments to one or more of the three different levels of government: the UK government (Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs), the Welsh Government, and local government.

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This book makes one of the first systematic and detailed comparisons of the operation of the devolved institutions and machinery of governance. It uses a comparative approach to explore the key workings of government. The issue of devolution has often been one for polemic rather than reasoned analysis.

This book places recent developments in the United Kingdom in their historical context, examining political and constitutional aspects of devolution in Britain from Gladstone's espousal of Home Rule in right up to the legislation governing the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh .