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20 years of devolution and Scotland's Parliament conference

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On May 6 1999, the first election for the Scottish Parliament was held. Devolution in Scotland in those twenty years has answered many questions, and posed many more.

On May 6 1999, the first election for the Scottish Parliament was held. Devolution in Scotland in those twenty years has answered many questions, and posed many more.

 

Scotland has led the way in delivering some truly reforming legislation, including free personal care, free tuition, minimum alcohol pricing, and implementation of the smoking ban. What areas of public policy might the parliament introduce legislation on over the next twenty years? Will these focus on the gig economy and worker’s rights, social partnerships and in enshrining equalities? Environmental issues and clean energy supply?

Attend this conference and hear from:

Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland
Rt Hon Henry McLeish, former First Minister of Scotland
The Lord Advocate, Rt Hon James Wolffe QC
Sir John Curtice, Professor of Politics, University of Strathclyde
Professor Nicola McEwen, Centre on Constitutional Change, University of Edinburgh
Judith Morrison, Principal Solicitor, Scottish Parliament
Michael P. Clancy OBE, Director of Law Reform, Law Society of Scotland
Chris Deerin, Director, Reform Scotland

 

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