Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: Scottish devolution

How the UK government has worked to devolve more powers to the Scottish Parliament and continue to strengthen the devolution settlement.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Scotland Act Orders: a short guide

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This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

Find out about the current government’s policies.

Published 28 January 2013
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
  2. Scotland Act Order List updated to Dec 14 edition.
  3. Updated the "Scotland Act: Orders made since 1999" list to the June 2014 edition.
  4. "Scotland Act: Orders made since1999" attachment updated to Dec 2013 edition.
  5. Updated the Scotland Act Order List from Feb 13 edition to Mar 13.
  6. Updated SAO Act list.
  7. Have changed grammer references using "2" have been changed to "two"
  8. New line added on concordat agreements in the Background section
  9. First published.