Referendum result: Wales said Yes (via Devolution Matters)

Here’s an interesting analysis of the implications of the “Yes” vote in last week’s Referendum, written by an expert on constitutional matters relating to devolution. It’s useful reading for those of you unsure exactly what the vote was about and what the result means!

The results from the referendum on the National Assembly's legislative powers are now in.  There's a very clear mandate for the Assembly to have primary law-making powers: the vote is 517,132 votes in favour, and 297,380 votes against (or 63.5 per cent to 36.5 per cent).  There's news coverage from the BBC here and the official results from the Electoral Commission are here.  Of the local authority areas used for counting, only Monmouthshire vote … Read More

via Devolution Matters

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