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The impact of devolution on social policy$
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Derek Birrell

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9781847422255

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847422255.001.0001

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Interfaces and overlaps

Interfaces and overlaps

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(p.122) (p.123) Seven Interfaces and overlaps
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The impact of devolution on social policy
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Derek Birrell

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847422255.003.0007

This chapter evaluates in detail the significant area of interfaces and overlaps in policy and provision which have developed with the interaction of both devolved and non-devolved powers between Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the UK government. These overlapping dimensions can be categorised as interfaces and overlaps which require a need for coordination and cooperation; overlaps which produce entanglements; conflict over powers; cross-border activities; and structure for cooperation.

Keywords:   policy, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, UK, government

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