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    UK laws in devolved areas: consent needed

    The Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee says that UK Ministers should not be able to make laws in devolved areas without the consent of the Scottish Government. In its report, the Committee also argues that there must be a process for MSPs to scrutinise Scottish Ministers’ decisions before consent is given.

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    UK laws in devolved areas: consent needed

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    FMQs >> Video and Official Report

    On Thursday, Deputy First Minister John Swinney took questions from party leaders and other MSPs during First Minister's Question Time.



    FMQs >> Video and Official Report

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    How the Parliament Works

    Find out how MSPs are elected, how committees work and how the Scottish Parliament makes laws.