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Scotland Bill — Committee (5th Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 7:45 pm on 21st March 2012.

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Photo of The Earl of Mar and Kellie The Earl of Mar and Kellie Liberal Democrat 7:45 pm, 21st March 2012

My Lords, I want to ask my noble and learned friend a question to which I do not know the answer, so maybe he will be able to help me. The noble Lord, Lord Reid of Cardowan, talked about the need for a UK-wide referendum to deal with issues such as devo-max. I could probably go along with him on that, but I recall that Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man have a status which is equivalent to devo-max, and I do not think we had a referendum to let them get to where they are.