Accountability and regional control: options for reform

Chris Moore, Simon Booth

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    Abstract

    The quasi-autonomous Scottish Regional Committee was intended to provide a
    Scottish dimension to manpower policies in conjunction with a devolved Scottish
    Assembly. The Assembly never appeared, but the Scottish Committee (SC) was set up and has remained like an odd piece of flotsam above the highwater mark of nationalism. It is one of the surviving organisations from the period of
    corporatism in the 1970s. Does it perform a useful function? Can a case be made out for its continued existence?
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)75-79
    Number of pages5
    JournalQuarterly Economic Commentary
    Volume12
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - May 1987

    Keywords

    • Scottish Committee
    • regional government
    • policy apparatus
    • Scotland
    • Scottish economy

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