Sewel Motions

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 21st January 2003.

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Photo of Christine Grahame Christine Grahame Scottish National Party

Question S1W-32797

To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-32033 by Patricia Ferguson on 18 December 2002, what legal advice it seeks regarding the boundaries of the devolved responsibilities of the Parliament before seeking the agreement of the Parliament, through a Sewel motion, that the UK Parliament legislate on devolved matters.

Photo of Patricia Ferguson Patricia Ferguson Labour

By long-standing convention, the general policy of the Scottish Executive is that it does not disclose legal advice or whether it has taken legal advice.

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