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Has devolution worked?

Thursday 18 July 2019, 13:00 - 14:15

After 20 years of devolution, this event explored whether devolution has worked, through the lens of its impact on policy, the economy, trust in politics, and the Union.

The event also launched a collection of essays entitled: Has Devolution Worked? which includes an exclusive interview with Tony Blair.

Joining the panel to discuss these themes were:

  • Tony Travers, Professor of Government at LSE, Director of LSE London, and contributor to Has Devolution Worked?
  • Rachel Ormston, Research Director, Ipsos MORI Scotland, who has written extensively about public trust in politics and government, national identity and constitutional change
  • David Torrance, Senior Library Clerk in the House of Commons, author of Salmond: Against the Odds, and contributor to Has Devolution Worked?
  • Akash Paun, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Government, and co-editor of Has Devolution Worked?

Bronwen Maddox, Director of the Institute for Government chaired the event. There was an opportunity for audience questions.

This project was undertaken with support from The Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd.

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