10 January 2012

Quote of the day

From the UK Government's consultation paper (here):
Following the Scottish Parliament elections in May last year, the Scottish Government has made clear its intention to hold a referendum on independence. To do so it is necessary for the Scottish Parliament to have the legal power to legislate, and authorise spending arrangements, for such a referendum. It is the view of the UK Government that the Scottish Parliament does not have that legal power.
Aye well, we'll see ...

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