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Scotland Office written question – answered on 12th February 2020.

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Photo of Patrick Grady Patrick Grady SNP Chief Whip

What the Government’s policy is on maintaining the Sewel Convention.

Photo of Margaret Ferrier Margaret Ferrier Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Manufacturing)

What the Government’s policy is on maintaining the Sewel Convention.

Photo of Douglas Ross Douglas Ross Government Whip, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland

This Government remains fully committed to the Sewel Convention and the related practices and procedures for seeking legislative consent.

We will continue to uphold the spirit and the letter of the devolution settlement, as every Government has done consistently throughout the last twenty years.

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