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Public Finance in an Asymmetric Union

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In both the 1707 and 1800 Unions, a poor country was joined to a rich one, therefore the tax potential per head in the expanded Union declined. However, until the 1880s, governments spent money ... More


The Impact of UK Devolution

Iain McLean

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Devolution to Scotland since 1707. Church patronage 1707–1874. The Disruption 1843. The Jacobite risings. The Scottish Enlightenment. Revival of devolution since the 1960s. The shotgun conversion of ... More


Scotland’s Fiscal Relationships with England and the United Kingdom

David Heald and Alasdair Mcleod

in Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter argues that it may soon go too far and stir up legitimate resentment in Scotland and Wales — precisely because it will get too close to equal per capita expenditures. It also provides ... More


Conclusion: A Union State without Unionism

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses the policy implications of the weakening of Unionism. It considers the pressures on the Conservatives (historically the principled Unionist party, but whose advantage is now ... More


Financing the Union: Goschen, Barnett, and Beyond

Iain Mclean

in Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the ensuing 1886 General Election, the Conservatives swept to power with their new Liberal Unionist allies, including Joseph Chamberlain and George Goschen. Lord Salisbury appointed Goschen as ... More


State of the Union

Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This is the first survey of Unionism, the ideology of most of the rulers of the United Kingdom for the past 300 years. Because it was taken so much for granted, it has never been properly studied. In ... More


The Territorial Dimension

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

There are unique constitutional, political, organizational, and structural features about the Scottish and Welsh Offices as well as the Northern Ireland Office and departments. That distinctiveness ... More


Multi-Layered Constitutional Accountability and the Re-financing of Territorial Governance in the UK

Peter Leyland

in Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains how devolution has had a major impact on the role of the Westminster Parliament as an oversight body as well as transforming constitutional accountability at sub-national level ... More


England in a Changing Fiscal Union

Iain McLean

in Governing England: English Identity and Institutions in a Changing United Kingdom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266465
eISBN:
9780191879609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266465.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The UK has formal arrangements for tax transfers to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, but not for transfers within England. Nor can we judge whether public expenditure per head is ‘fair’ to all ... More


The Ghost in the Machine? The Government of England

Jim Gallagher

in Governing England: English Identity and Institutions in a Changing United Kingdom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266465
eISBN:
9780191879609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266465.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The asymmetry of the UK as a union means that England, unlike Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, not only has no domestic legislature but no executive of its own either. Westminster is England’s ... More


Finance and public expenditure

Derek Birrell

in Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the financial arrangements and public expenditure in Northern Ireland under direct rule. The key aspects of the public expenditure process under direct rule were not subject to ... More


Political Intimations of English Grievance: West Lothian and the Barnett Formula

Michael Kenny

in The Politics of English Nationhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199608614
eISBN:
9780191775208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608614.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses upon two of the specific issues that have become intimately associated with the English question in political discourse, and argues that it is in relation to them that a palpable ... More


Social Union

Michael Keating

in State and Nation in the United Kingdom: The Fractured Union

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198841371
eISBN:
9780191876851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841371.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Unionists have defended the United Kingdom as a social or ‘sharing’ union in which resources are distributed according to need. It is true that income support payments and pensions are largely ... More


The primacy of ideology: social policy and the first term of the National Assembly for Wales

Paul Chaney and Mark Drakeford

in Social Policy Review 16: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424716
eISBN:
9781447303435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424716.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter emphasises how the Welsh Assembly lacks both tax-varying and primary legislative powers. It is argued that this ‘social policy body’ has the ability for policy innovation and divergence. ... More


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