Devolution

Sources cover pre- and post-1970 Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and England, and devolution in the EU.

Topics

Churchill's cabinet

Historical background (pre-1970)

Historical background for Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and England.

Daffodil election poster

Debating devolution in Wales (1970-99)

Broadcasting, the Welsh Development Agency, Legislation.

Scottish Parliament chamber by Andrew Bowden

Debating devolution in Scotland, Northern Ireland and England (1970-99)

Resources covering the topic of devolution in Scotland, Northern Ireland and England.

Ballot box

Devolution (2000 onwards)

The impact of devolution from 2000 onwards.

Welsh Senedd by Wojtek Gurak

Devolution in Wales (2000 onwards)

Health, education, housing, agriculture, economy.

Scottish Parliament chamber by Andrew Bowden

Devolution in Scotland (2000 onwards)

Economy, transport, local government and housing.

Parliament of Northern Ireland

Devolution in Northern Ireland (2000 onwards)

Covers local government and housing, economy and transport.

Houses of Parliament by Andre Zehetbauer

Devolution in England (2000-2015)

Regions of England, local government, resources from the Institute for Public Policy Research.

European Parliament by Bernard Rouffignac

Devolution in the EU (2000 onwards)

Devolution in the EU and European Sources Online.

Accessing online sources

Online sources

Legislation databases, House of Commons papers and website resources.

Map of votes cast in the 2011 Welsh devolution referendum

Archives

Resources include election leaflets, pamphlets and media coverage.