Secretary of State for Scotland, Alistair Carmichael, made a statement on Monday 13 October 2014 in the House of Commons, on Scotland within the United Kingdom.
Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland, Margaret Curran, responded on behalf of the Opposition.
Proposals for further devolution in Scotland
The Government published a Command Paper on 13 October 2014, that sets out the three main UK parties’ published proposals on further devolution in Scotland.
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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.
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