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War Finance and Fiscal Devolution

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Wars with France made Charles V's government in Brussels dependent on the creditworthiness of the provinces. The provincial states issued long‐term bonds (underline renten), using the capital to pay ... More


Contested Britain: Brexit, Austerity and Agency

Marius Guderjan, Hugh Mackay, and Gesa Stedman (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529205008
eISBN:
9781529205053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205008.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book offers a powerful and distinctive analysis of how the politics of the UK and the lived experience of its citizens have been reframed in the first decades of the 21st century. It does so by ... More


Scotland, Empire and Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century

John MacKenzie and Bryan S. Glass (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096174
eISBN:
9781781708736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096174.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book represents one of the first attempts to examine the connections between Scotland and the British Empire throughout the twentieth century. As the century dawned the Scottish economy was ... More


An English Parliament: An Idea whose Time Has Come?

Meg Rusell and Jack Sheldon

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/9780197266465.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Ever since devolution to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, one proposed answer to the English Question has been to create symmetry by establishing an English Parliament. This has been widely seen ... More


Interpreting EVEL: Latest Station in the Conservative Party’s English Journey?

Daniel Gover and Michael Kenny

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/9780197266465.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In October 2015, the Conservative Government introduced a reform to the procedures of the House of Commons known as ‘English votes for English laws’ (or EVEL). This chapter examines how the ... More


London within England: A City State?

Tony Travers

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/9780197266465.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

London, by virtue of its large population, has long been the dominant city within the UK. It has had a number of forms of government since the mid-19th century including, most recently, the creation ... More


How Do People in England Want to Be Governed?

John Curtice

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/9780197266465.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The advent of devolution in Scotland and Wales might have been expected to stimulate increased public support for devolution for England, not least because of a heightened sense of English identity. ... More


The Territorial Conservative Party: Devolution and Party Change in Scotland and Wales

Alan Convery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991319
eISBN:
9781526115324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991319.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is the first detailed examination of the Conservative Party beyond the centre after devolution. The Scottish and Welsh Conservative Parties both started out in 1999 with no MPs and a ... More


Rescaling the state: Devolution and the geographies of economic governance

Mark Goodwin, Martin Jones, and Jones f

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719076374
eISBN:
9781781706060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076374.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Rescaling the State provides a theoretically-informed and empirically-rich account of the processes of devolution undertaken in the UK since 1997, focusing in particular on the devolution of economic ... More


Acknowledging religious and cultural diversity in an antagonistic society: the challenge of Northern Ireland

Duncan Morrow

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Belfast Agreement of 1998 was grounded in explicit declarations of commitment to reconciliation and the first Northern Ireland Programme for Government made pledges to address community divisions ... More


Devolution: A patchwork quilt of planning reform

John Sturzaker and Alexander Nurse

in Rescaling Urban Governance: Planning, Localism and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350774
eISBN:
9781447350828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350774.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter considers how the different nations within the UK are approaching issues of city governance. This includes an exploration of how the UK Government, responsible for England, has changed ... More


City regions and the cities within them: Connecting two overlapping scales

John Sturzaker and Alexander Nurse

in Rescaling Urban Governance: Planning, Localism and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350774
eISBN:
9781447350828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350774.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter charts the demise of the regional agenda and the shift towards city-regional thinking which has underpinned much of the recent devolution agenda. Considering the similarities to the ... More


Community-led governance: Opportunities and constraints

John Sturzaker and Alexander Nurse

in Rescaling Urban Governance: Planning, Localism and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350774
eISBN:
9781447350828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350774.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The notion, and practice, of devolving power to communities is now widespread, and since 2010 has been a particularly important element of the reforms to urban governance instituted by successive UK ... More


Reborn

W.W.J. Knox and A. McKinlay

in Jimmy Reid: A Clyde-built man

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620832
eISBN:
9781789629774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620832.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

A new decade, a new political affiliation? Chapter eight examines Reid’s growing disillusion of Labour, particularly Tony Blair’s New Labour. Reid objected to Labour’s lurch towards the political ... More


The statistics of devolution

David Byrne

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter reviews the forms of statistical information available across devolved levels of governance in the UK. The focus is not only on statistics from the devolved nations – Scotland, Wales and ... More


Three referenda and a by-election: the shadow of empire in devolutionary politics

Jimmi Østergaard Nielsen and Stuart Ward

in Scotland, Empire and Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096174
eISBN:
9781781708736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096174.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The chapter examines one of the most persistent meta-narratives of the devolutionary debate in Scotland: that there is a link between the fall of the British empire and the rise of Scottish ... More


The changing governance of social policy

Catherine Bochel

in The Coalition Government and Social Policy: Restructuring the Welfare State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324560
eISBN:
9781447324584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324560.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

From the 1980s there has been a steady shift from ‘government’ to ‘governance’, with an increased emphasis on the state setting a framework for many elements of social provision, but with services ... More


The English context

Trish Winter and Simon Keegan-Phipps

in Performing Englishness: Identity and politics in a contemporary folk resurgence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097300
eISBN:
9781781708699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097300.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 introduces Part II of the book, where the analysis of the English folk resurgence is broadened out with a focus on questions of place and identity. This chapter gives a brief ... More


International and European Standards in Relation to Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking

Kirsty Thomson

in Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474401128
eISBN:
9781474418683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines the legal rights and responsibilities that relate to victims of human trafficking in Scotland and the legal landscape for their implementation. It looks at the legal context ... More


Wales since 1939

Martin Johnes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is the first overview of Wales in the period from the Second World War to the early years of devolution. Drawing upon in-depth research, it offers an incisive account of an important phase ... More


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