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devolved government

A term of art for the statutory ceding of power and control from central to regional or local government. In the UK, the NHS devolved to four systems (Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England).
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This temporary restriction on the devolved governments using some of these new EU powers is to help ensure an orderly departure from EU law and to provide certainty to UK businesses while new legislative frameworks are agreed.
Malcolm Maginn, Macclesfield England and UK not same THE prime minister states that she is negotiating on behalf of the devolved governments of the United Kingdom for withdrawal from the European Union.
After meeting ministers in her devolved government on Saturday, Sturgeon said Scotland would not allow its EU membership to be taken away without exploring all the possibilities and would seek to build broad-based support at home and abroad to maintain it.
Following devolution, Westminster's 117 UK Celtic MPs lost up to 90 per cent of their duties but they are all still there undemocratically interfering in "England only" matters when the vast majority could have been transferred to their devolved governments.
But David Lidington, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster - who has been leading talks with the devolved administrations - said: "This is cast iron evidence that the EU Withdrawal Bill will deliver significant brand new powers for the devolved governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Secretary of State James Brokenshire said progress has been made on developing a programme for devolved government and addressing legacy issues.
I hope it will be seen as a serious book about devolution and the context within which decisions in devolved government are taken, and I hope it will spark further research and commentary.
THE leader of Northern Ireland's devolved government has threatened to quit unless a judicial review is ordered into the collapse of the Hyde Park bomb trial.
Sinn Fein's decision to publicly support the police has boosted Prime Minister Tony Blair and Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahern's hopes of securing devolved government by March 26.
Prime Minister Tony Blair and Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahern were unveiling their plans today for securing devolved government for Northern Ireland.
If this is the level of devolved government we might as well pack up and go back to Westminster.
Members of the Province's Assembly were preparing to vote on First Minister David Trimble's proposals for devolved government in the shadow of a new row over decommissioning of terrorist weapons.