Statement on Scotland within the UK: Monday 13 October 2014

Statement on Scotland within the UK: Monday 13 October 2014
13 October 2014

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.

Further information

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.

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

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