Local government's place in the Scottish polity: time for a re-think?

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Devolution rapidly transformed Scotland's political executive, legislature and party system, however, its impact on local government has been more muted as local government structure remains that inherited from the Conservatives in 1995-96. Neil McGarvey, University of Strathclyde, argues that it is time for Scotland to develop its own approach to local government.
Original languageEnglish
TypeCentre on Constitutional Change
Media of outputNews Blog
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
Publication statusPublished - 14 Oct 2020


  • devolution local government
  • British governance
  • Scottish politics
  • local government

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