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The No-men of England: The Geordie revolt that defeated the Scotland and Wales Bill in 1977

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The Scotland and Wales Acts 1978 failed on multiple criteria. Although devolution of powers to Scotland and Wales was a principal policy of the Labour governments in office from 1974 to 1979, it was defeated in a guillotine vote in 1977. That defeat was orchestrated by the leaders of Tyne & Wear County Council, angry that a government of their own party was apparently neglecting their region in favour of Scotland. The project was rescued in two separate bills, but a further rebel amendmen...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1111/1467-923X.12268

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Politics & Int Relations
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Political Quarterly Journal website
Volume:
87
Issue:
4
Pages:
601–608
Publication date:
2016-06-09
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1467-923X
ISSN:
0032-3179
Local pid:
pubs:616325
Paper number:
4

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