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Devolution

Volume 124: debated on Wednesday 9 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received about the financial effects of implementing proposals for devolution to Scotland involving an assembly with tax-raising powers.

Since the election I have received 62 letters on the subject of devolution. Those correspondents who referred specifically to the financial effects of the creation of an assembly with tax-raising powers were almost unanimously opposed to the idea.