20 Years of Devolution

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:50 pm on 11th July 2019.

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Photo of Stephen Kerr Stephen Kerr Conservative, Stirling 1:50 pm, 11th July 2019

My hon. Friend is making a very good point about the opportunity that devolution provides to fit public policies to policy objectives that are particular to Scotland, or parts of Scotland. Are there not, though, many similarities between the different parts of the United Kingdom when it comes to some of the difficulties that we face, so would it not be a good idea if we shared more of what we are doing, so that there was a strengthening together?