Your Scotland, Your Voice: A National Conversation

DescriptionThis White Paper sets out the options for constitutional reform in Scotland. It continues the debate started by the National Conversation.
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Official Print Publication DateNovember 2009
Website Publication DateNovember 30, 2009

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Contents

MINISTERIAL QUOTES

FOREWORD

1. THE NATIONAL CONVERSATION ON SCOTLAND'S FUTURE
Introduction
Current constitutional arrangements
Options for the future
The National Conversation

2. THE OPTIONS FOR SCOTLAND'S FUTURE
Introduction
Current position
Commission on Scottish Devolution
Full devolution
Independence

3. A WEALTHIER SCOTLAND
Overview
Economic and fiscal policy
Business and enterprise
Migration
Broadcasting
Conclusion

4. A FAIRER SCOTLAND
Overview
Welfare and benefits
Housing and regeneration
Equal opportunities
Conclusion

5. A GREENER SCOTLAND
Overview
Environment, agriculture and fisheries
Transport
Energy
Conclusion

6. A HEALTHIER AND SMARTER SCOTLAND
Overview
Health
Education and children
Conclusion

7. A SAFER SCOTLAND
Overview
Criminal and civil justice
Judiciary and the Courts
Human rights and responsibilities
Conclusion

8. A STRONGER SCOTLAND
Overview
Scotland in the world today
Scotland's future role
Conclusion

9. A MODERN SCOTLAND
Overview
Constitution and government
Elections
Conclusion

10. CHOOSING SCOTLAND'S FUTURE
Introduction
Involving the people
A national referendum
The next step

ANNEX A NATIONAL CONVERSATION EVENTS
ANNEX B ORGANISATIONS CONTRIBUTING TO THE NATIONAL CONVERSATION

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