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THE UNITY PAPERS

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THE UNITY PAPERS

 

A series of briefing papers for Unionists

 

Published by commonrepresentation.org.uk

 

UNITY PAPER 1:

 

The 2013 Scottish Referendum Order.

 

Part 1

 

1 2010 British General Election - British Parliamentary election decides the Union, as it has done for centuries.

 

2 2010 General Election 59/59 constituency electorate’s (no abstention) in Scotland authorise their MP to sit in the British Parliament (be part of the whole).

 

3 2010 Conservative and Labour manifesto’s contain no mention of a Scottish Referendum.

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4  2011 (May) Scotland Act 1998 still in force - Schedule 5 declares Union and United Kingdom Parliament are reserved matters – only mandatable by a British general election (not mandatable in a Scottish election).

 

5 2011 (May) SNP win majority in devolved Scottish election  devolved matters

(mandated matters include Police, Education and Fire etc)

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright © 2013 Commonrepresentation.org.uk

 

 

 

 

THE UNITY PAPERS

 

A series of briefing papers for Unionists

 

Published by commonrepresentation.org.uk

 

PAPER 1:

 

The 2013 Scottish Referendum Order.

 

Part 2

 

6 2011 (Oct) Cameron still makes no mention of referendum at Conservative Conference.

 

7 2012 (Jan) Cameron initiates referendum on a BBC TV show.

 

8 (15 Jan 2013) Scottish Referendum Order 2013 in House of Commons.

(No Green Paper, No White Paper, No Constitutional Bill and No Constitutional Debate on the Floor of the House of Commons and No Act of Parliament).

  

9 (15 Jan 2013) Scottish Referendum Order Passed in the House of Commons unanimously

without a vote.

 

10 16 Jan 2013 Scottish Referendum Order Passed in the House of Lords unanimously

without a vote.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright © 2013 Commonrepresentation.org.uk