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Smith Commission Debate, 28/10/14 [S]

Debate in the Scottish Parliament on 28 October 2014 on the Smith Commission. The debate was opened by Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

At decision time the following amended motion was agreed to:

That the Parliament welcomes the submissions made to The Smith Commission by all parties involved; notes the publication of More Powers for the Scottish Parliament: Scottish Government Proposals; and the publication of all partiesí enhanced devolution proposals; recognises the importance of all parties working together constructively to agree substantial further powers for the Parliament that deliver a better deal for the people of Scotland; encourages people and organisations across Scotland to respond to the commissionís call for evidence by 31 October 2014; offers its support to the commission in developing proposals for strengthening the powers of the Parliament, and agrees that the people of Scotland must have the opportunity to inform and influence the implementation of these proposals through public participation and dialogue.

For full details see the Scottish Parliament Official Report 28 October 2014 which is available from the Scottish Parliament website.

Further Information

Scottish Parliament Official Report 28 October 2014