The 1997 Scottish Referendum confirmed the wish of the people of Scotland for their first Parliament in almost 300 years. In A Diverse Assembly Lindsay Paterson draws together for the first time a collection of the key arguments for and against the reinstating of a Scottish Parliament. Gathered from newspapers, journals, books and speeches, the voices of the major players in the debate can be heard. Key Features * The only collection of its kind: allows the reader to trace the arguments behind the debate on a Scottish Parliament * Strong representation of the main viewpoints in the debate and of the four main political parties in Scotland * Includes the words of many of the key figures in politics including Edward Heath, John Smith, Robin Cook and Margaret Thatcher
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Edinburgh University Press
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Author Biography - Lindsay Paterson
Lindsay Paterson is Professor of Educational Policy at the University of Edinburgh. His books include The Scottish Electorate, >A Diverse Assembly, The Autonomy of Modern Scotland and Politics and Society in Scotland.