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Act of Union

Volume 450: debated on Thursday 19 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland whether his Department plans to mark the 300th anniversary of the Act of Union between Scotland and England. (91611)

As announced by my right hon. Friend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, on 15 June 2006, Official Report, column 67WS, the anniversary will be marked by the issuing of a commemorative two-pound coin.

The Scotland Office, in liaison with other Departments, is developing plans to mark the anniversary in a number of ways.