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Putting citizens first. Scottish local government in the information age. by Robert Stevenson. Published 2002 by SLGIU in Glasgow.

Putting citizens first.

The Scottish government, led by First Minister Alex Salmond, says the 300-year-old Union is no longer fit for purpose and .

The Scottish government, led by First Minister Alex Salmond, says the 300-year-old Union is no longer fit for purpose and that an independent Scotland, aided by its oil wealth, would be one of the world's richest countries. He says it's time for Scotland to take charge of its own destiny, free from what he describes as the "shackles" of a London-based UK parliament. Eligible voters must be British, EU or Commonwealth citizens with permission to enter or stay in the UK. That means the 800,000 Scots who live in other parts of the UK don't get a vote, while the 400,000 people from elsewhere in Britain who live in Scotland do.

The UK government has formally rejected a call from Scotland's first minister for a second independence . And she said the Scottish government would set out its response and "next steps" before the end of the month

The UK government has formally rejected a call from Scotland's first minister for a second independence referendum. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a referendum would "continue the political stagnation Scotland has seen for the past decade". And she said the Scottish government would set out its response and "next steps" before the end of the month. Ms Sturgeon has said she wants to hold a referendum later this year, and made a formal request last month for the UK government to transfer powers to the devolved Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh that would ensure any referendum is legal. Nicola Sturgeon calls for powers to hold indyref2.

The Scottish Government (Scottish Gaelic: Riaghaltas na h-Alba; Scots: Scots Govrenment) is the devolved government of Scotland. The government is led by the First Minister, who selects the cabinet secretaries, who attend cabinet, and ministers with. The government is led by the First Minister, who selects the cabinet secretaries, who attend cabinet, and ministers with the approval of parliament.

Scotland’s head of government is the British prime minister, and the head of state is the British monarch.

The Scottish government has previously allowed 16 and 17 year olds to vote in some health board elections and . Some academics and critics believe Scotland would be forced to either join the Euro or agree to do so in the future as a condition of EU membership.

The Scottish government has previously allowed 16 and 17 year olds to vote in some health board elections and crofting commission elections). Salmond's government has published two bills, on the franchise and on the running of the referendum. After initialling resisting any involvement from UK bodies in the referendum, his government has also agreed it will be overseen by the UK Electoral Commission. Who would get North Sea oil revenues if Scotland declared independence?

A cracking tale of low skulduggery and high adventure, Robert Louis Stevenson’s Kidnapped has enthralled generations of readers since its first publication in 1886. A book for thrill-seekers of all ages, this romp through Jacobite Scotland is a true classic. A delicately balanced book, expertly controlled, sharply focused, and written with an affectionate irony.

The Scottish Socialist Party and the Scottish Senior Citizens Unity Party, which won seats in the 2003 election, lost . The Scottish Executive coalition government had been in power, with three different First Ministers, since the first Scottish Parliament election in 1999.

The Scottish Socialist Party and the Scottish Senior Citizens Unity Party, which won seats in the 2003 election, lost all of their seats. Former MSP Tommy Sheridan's new party, Solidarity, also failed to win any seats. Campbell Martin and Dr Jean Turner both lost their seats, and Dennis Canavan and Brian Monteith retired.

Further information: Government of the 3rd Scottish Parliament

Further information: Government of the 3rd Scottish Parliament. The Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond, and the Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, at the launch of the National Conversation, 14 August 2007. Debating chamber of the Scottish Parliament. In the 2010 Draft Bill, the Scottish government proposed that there would be one designated campaign organisation for each outcome, both of which would be permitted to spend up to £750,000 on their campaign and to send one free mailshot to every household or voter in the referendum franchise. There was to be no public funding for campaigns.

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Putting Citizens First: Scottish Local Government in the Information Age download epub
Social Sciences
Author: Robert Stevenson
ISBN: 1901594114
Category: Other
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Scottish Local Government Information Unit (April 2002)
Pages: 52 pages