Devolution in the United Kingdom
In the United Kingdom, devolution (Scottish Gaelic: fèin-riaghlaidh, Welsh: datganoli), refers to the statutory granting of powers from the Parliament of the United Kingdom to the Scottish Pa...
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Northern Ireland: Man Arrested Over Kingsmill Massacre Of 10 Protestant Workmen 40 Years Ago
A man has been arrested on suspicion of the sectarian murders of 10 Protestant workmen in one of the most notorious outrages of the Northern Ireland Troubles.
Irish Home Rule bills
The Irish Home Rule movement articulated a longstanding Irish desire for self-government within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. The movement drew upon a legacy of patriotic thought th...
History of Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland is one of the four countries of the United Kingdom (although it is also described by official sources as a province or a region), situated in the northeast of the island of Ireland, h...
Northern Ireland peace process
The peace process, when discussing the history of Northern Ireland, is often considered to cover the events leading up to the 1994 Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) ceasefire, the end of most of...
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History of Scottish devolution
The decision of the Parliament of Scotland to ratify the Treaty of Union in 1707 was not unanimous and, from that time, individuals and organisations have advocated the reinstatement of a Scottish Par...
National Assembly for Wales
The National Assembly for Wales (Welsh: Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru) is a devolved assembly with power to make legislation in Wales. It is commonly also known as the Welsh Assembly. The Assembly ...
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Northern Ireland Assembly
The Northern Ireland Assembly (Irish: Tionól Thuaisceart Éireann, Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlan Assemblie) is the devolved legislature of Northern Ireland. It has power to legislate in a wide range ...
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Northern Ireland Executive
The Northern Ireland Executive is the administrative branch of the Northern Ireland Assembly, the devolved legislature for Northern Ireland. It is answerable to the Assembly and was established accord...
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Scottish Government
The Scottish Government (Scottish Gaelic: Riaghaltas na h-Alba, Scots: Scots Government) is the executive branch of the devolved government of Scotland. It is accountable to the Scottish Parli...
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Scottish Parliament
The Scottish Parliament (Scottish Gaelic: Pàrlamaid na h-Alba; Scots: The Scots Pairlament) is the devolved national, unicameral legislature of Scotland. Located in the Holyrood area of the capita...
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Welsh Government
The Welsh Government (Welsh: Llywodraeth Cymru) is the executive branch of the devolved government in Wales. It is accountable to the National Assembly for Wales, the legislature which represents...
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Northern Ireland: Man Arrested Over Kingsmill Massacre Of 10 Protestant Workmen 40 Years Ago
A man has been arrested on suspicion of the sectarian murders of 10 Protestant workmen in one of the most notorious outrages of the Northern Ireland Troubles.
Government of the 2nd National Assembly for Wales
The 2nd National Assembly for Wales convened after the 2003 election. The Assembly first met on 7 May when Dafydd Elis-Thomas was re-appointed as the Presiding Officer.
Second Morgan government (2...
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Owen Carron
Owen Gerard Carron (born February 1953) is an Irish republican activist and who was Member of Parliament (MP) for Fermanagh and South Tyrone from 1981 to 1983.
He was born in Enniskillen, County F...
Scottish devolution referendum, 1979
The Scottish referendum of 1979 was a post-legislative referendum to decide whether there was sufficient support for a Scottish Assembly proposed in the Scotland Act 1978 among the Scottish electorate...
Tom Johnston (Scottish politician)
Thomas "Tom" Johnston CH (2 November 1881 – 5 September 1965) was a prominent Scottish socialist and politician of the early 20th century, a member of the Labour Party, a Member of Parliament (M...
Austin Currie
Joseph Austin Currie (born 11 October 1939) is a former politician who was elected to the parliaments of both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.Currie was born in County Tyrone, Northern Ir...
John Mackintosh (Scottish politician)
John Pitcairn Mackintosh (24 August 1929 – 30 July 1978) was a Scottish Labour Party politician known for his advocacy of devolution, at a time when it was anathema to the Labour leadership, and for h...
Executive of the 2nd Northern Ireland Assembly
Following the suspension of the Northern Ireland Assembly in 2002 a new election was called in November 2003 in hope of restoring devolution, the election saw the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and S...
Executive of the 2nd Northern Ireland Assembly - Wikipedia
NHS Wales
NHS Wales (Welsh: Gwasanaeth Iechyd Gwladol Cymru (GIG Cymru)) is the publicly funded healthcare system of Wales and is the responsibility of the devolved Welsh Government.NHS Wales was originally...
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James A. Whyte
James Aitken Whyte (28 January 1920 – 17 June 2005) was a leading Scottish theologian and Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
James Whyte was brought up in Edinburgh and s...
Northern Ireland Good Friday Agreement referendum, 1998
The Good Friday Agreement referendum, 1998 was a referendum held in Northern Ireland over whether there was support for the Good Friday Agreement. The result was a majority (71.1%) in favour. A simult...
Northern Ireland Good Friday Agreement referendum, 1998 - Wikipedia
Gavin Vernon
Gavin Harold Russell Vernon (11 August 1926 – 19 March 2004) was a Scottish engineer who along with his accomplices, removed the Stone of Scone from Westminster Abbey in London on Christmas Day 1950...
Roy Beggs
John Robert Beggs, commonly known as Roy Beggs, (born 20 February 1936) is a Northern Ireland politician.Beggs was educated at Ballyclare High School, followed by Stranmillis College, to study teache...