Devolution in the United Kingdom (Politics Study Guides EUP)
- Publish Date: 2012-09-26
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Russell Deacon
The only up-to-date introduction to the politics of devolution in the UKNew for this edition:* Revised and updated throughout * New case studies and tables * New sections on topics including English regionalism, the London Mayor, the Calman Commission, Labour and the Welsh Assembly, and Ian PaisleyThe political landscape of the UK was altered dramatically with the devolution of power to London, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. This introduction to the major changes caused by devolution looks at both the historical background and contemporary political events. It assesses the operation, strengths and weaknesses of the devolved state, and uses relevant case studies to illustrate the more complex ideas.