Statement on the implications of devolution for England

16 December 2014

Leader of the House, William Hague, made a statement in the House of Commons on Tuesday 16 December 2014, on the implications of devolution for England.

Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Sadiq Khan, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

Further information

Implications of devolution for England

The Government published a paper on the implications of devolution for England on Tuesday 16 December 2014. It contains separate proposals from each of the coalition parties on how best to address these issues.

Related information

About Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday) and after any Urgent Questions.
 
Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

Watching proceedings from the public gallery

UK residents and overseas visitors can watch proceedings in the House of Commons by visiting the public gallery.

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