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First paragraph: The run-up to devolution was accompanied by an optimism that a new Parliament would institute change in the quality of democracy in Scotland. Pro-devolution reformers did not simply want the repatriation of decision-making to Scotland - they also wanted different decision-making processes. The watchword was a ‘new politics' of consensus, participation and deliberation.