Scotland: devolved government and national politics

  title={Scotland: devolved government and national politics},
  author={Malcolm Edward Harvey},
  journal={The UK's Changing Democracy: The 2018 Democratic Audit},
  • M. Harvey
  • Published 1 November 2018
  • Political Science
  • The UK's Changing Democracy: The 2018 Democratic Audit
Devolved government in Scotland started as a radical innovation in bringing government closer to citizens, and its development has generated great expectations including strong pressures for and against the Scottish Parliament and government becoming the core of a newly independent state. Malcolm Harvey and the Democratic Audit team explore how democratically and effectively these central institutions have performed.