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Scotland Bill — Committee (5th Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 6:45 pm on 21st March 2012.

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Photo of Lord Reid of Cardowan Lord Reid of Cardowan Labour 6:45 pm, 21st March 2012

I was careful to say earlier that anything other than leaving or staying in the union must be agreed either by both Parliaments or by the people of the whole United Kingdom. The two instances which my noble friend mentioned were, of course, agreed by the United Kingdom Parliament before they went to a referendum.