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Scotland Bill: amendments in the House of Lords

Published Friday, April 27, 2012

This Note lists the amendments made to the Scotland Bill in the House of Lords. Significant amendments were made in committee and, in particular, on report following an agreement between the UK and Scottish Governments. The Note does not cover amendments that were proposed but not agreed. It therefore summarises the Government amendments and gives a guide to the Bill in its final form. Lords amendments were considered in the Commons on 26 April 2012, and all were agreed.

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This Note lists the amendments made to the Scotland Bill in the House of Lords. Significant amendments were made in committee and, in particular, on report following an agreement between the UK and Scottish Governments.

The Note does not cover amendments that were proposed but not agreed. It therefore summarises the Government amendments and gives a guide to the Bill in its final form. Lords amendments were considered in the Commons on 26 April 2012, and all were agreed.

Previous Library briefings on the Bill are:

Scotland Bill, Research Paper 11/06, 18 January 2011

Scotland Bill: Committee Stage Report, Research Paper 11/49, 14 June 2011

Scotland Bill: latest developments, Standard Note 6185, 26 January 2012

Devolution of tax powers to the Scottish Parliament, Standard Note 5984, 2 February 2012

Commons Briefing papers SN06302

Author: Paul Bowers

Topics: Devolution, Scottish Parliament

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