Presentation on theme: "Greg Lloyd Scotland in Context (2) Politics and Governance The Geddes Institute."— Presentation transcript:
Greg Lloyd Scotland in Context (2) Politics and Governance The Geddes Institute
Devolution “the establishment of autonomous government in regions which consider themselves to have a national identity, but without transferring legal sovereignty to such national regions”
Responsibilities Reserved matters (Westminster): constitution foreign policy defence social security employment law economic and financial policy Scottish Parliament: economic development land use planning environment social justice health and education housing regeneration legal systems sport and arts agriculture and fishing criminal and civil law tourism
Partnership Agreement 2003 Coalition statement ‘where enterprise can flourish, where opportunity does exist for all and our people and our country have confidence to face the challenges of a global society’.
Arrangements for Economic Development Framework of Economic Development in Scotland (2004) Smart Successful Scotland (2004)
The Spatial Strategy Scotland's cities as the main drivers of the economy; Economic activity through environmental quality and connectivity; Disadvantaged communities to benefit from growth and opportunity; Sustainable patterns of transport and land use; Infrastructure investment; Renewable energy and waste recycling.