devolution

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devolution

Politics a transfer or allocation of authority, esp from a central government to regional governments or particular interests
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It represents a considerable move by the UK Government that will see significantly more devolved powers.
He said: "Our aim is to make sure we work together with NECA to achieve the maximum benefits from devolved powers for the North East.
She rejected any talk of devolved powers for Scotland as an incentive to halt that aspiration.
DEVOLVED powers for social welfare could be handed back to Westminster, Peter Robinson warned last night.
The authority will have devolved powers from the government to manage transport and drive economic growth.
NI21 wants more devolved powers to be handed to the Assembly.
There are enough countries which have devolved powers and nothing has happened.
As for the Irish parliament, the Dail, it could continue to function with devolved powers similar to those of Cardiff or Edinburgh.
The devolved powers mean that cars can now be removed from the highway before they become a target for arson or anti social related attacks.
He explores the scope of devolved powers over social policy, identifies the comparative differences in social policy and provision, assesses the factors promoting convergence in social policy, examines the interfaces and overlaps in policy and provision which have developed with the interaction of both devolved and non-devolved powers between the three countries and the UK government, considers the role of underlying values and principles found in the approaches of the devolved administrations to social policy, and looks at some of the available evidence for comparing social need and the outcome of provision and expenditure since devolution.
The UK legislation - the EU (Withdrawal) Bill - would mean the UK Government taking control of some devolved powers such as aspects of farming and fishing, after Brexit.
Mr Roberts said many Welsh farmers would also be concerned that nothing was said about progress on talks between devolved regions on how devolved powers and funding might operate once the UK leaves the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).