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Revisiting the ‘English Question’ Post the Scottish Independence Referendum

Ayresby Sarah Ayres, Reader in Public Policy and Governance, University of Bristol

Despite growing recognition across the major political parties that the territorial system of government in England is in need of change, there remains no clear and shared imagery on how England should be governed within a devolved UK. Recent changes to the political and economic landscape of the UK, especially those arising from the economic crisis and the Scottish referendum result, have made it more vital than ever before to address the English Question in a cohesive manner. Enhanced devolution in England’s territories is a potential solution to the English Question. I make three central claims about what needs to happen if devolution in England is to Continue reading Revisiting the ‘English Question’ Post the Scottish Independence Referendum