More powers are coming to Scotland through the Scotland Bill - find out more about what they are, and why they matter.
The Scotland Bill will bring more powers to the Scottish Parliament and fully implement the all-party Smith Commission.
Here are 5 things you might not know about the new powers coming to Scotland…
For the first time more than half the money spent by the Scottish Government will be raised by the Scottish Parliament.
The Scottish Government will be responsible for raising around 40% of Scotland’s taxes and deciding around 60% of its public spending.
Find out more about why the Scotland Bill is important
The new powers, building on the extensive powers which have already been devolved, will make the Scottish Parliament one of the world’s most powerful devolved parliaments.
16 and 17 year olds will be able to vote in Scottish Parliament elections - as they did in the independence referendum.
Scotland will have a wide range of new powers over things like promoting energy efficiency, tackling fuel poverty and controlling fracking.
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3 June 2015
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