Standing Out from the Crowd – An Analysis of the Relationship between Local and Central Government in Scotland’s Multi-Tiered Political System

Policy product type
Specially commissioned briefing for LGiU Scotland
Published date
July 20, 2016
Patrick Bourke, LGiU Scotland Associate
Issues Covered
  • Devolution
  • electoral reform
  • multilevel governance
  • voter fatigue
Finance, People

The Scottish political system currently has representation in five distinct levels of the political system. Using this as a backdrop, this paper will examine the relationship that exists between the interlinked levels of local and central government in Scotland and ascertain how this relationship has developed since devolution.

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