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Why Scotland is unlikely to become a welfare paradise


Bell D (2015) Why Scotland is unlikely to become a welfare paradise. The Conversation. 18.02.2015.

First paragraph: The “vow” that the main UK party leaders made to boost the powers of the Scottish parliament in the days before the independence referendum started a sequence of events that will see welfare benefits vary across different parts of the UK. This is an outcome that would have horrified the fathers of the post-war welfare consensus, but is perhaps an inevitable consequence of its gradual erosion since the late 1970s.  Acces this article on The Conversation website:

Publication date online18/02/2015
PublisherThe Conversation Trust
Publisher URL…e-paradise-37738
Place of publicationLondon