3. Devolution and the rise of regional parties
Has the devolution of power to national assemblies and increasing electoral support for regional parties critically undermined Westminster’s legitimacy as the centre of political authority in the UK? The closer-than-expected outcome of the referendum on Scottish independence in 2014 sent shock-waves through the political system. Now the SNP is expected to make significant gains in the national elections. In this video, Jocelyn considers the potential impact of the Scottish referendum on this year’s general election. He also explores the political consequences of devolution across the UK. Jocelyn concludes by looking ahead to the outcome of the election. What might be the implications if the parties of protest and the parties of the regions hold the balance of power at Westminster?
Default Presenter
3/31/2015 8:38:32 AM

Mediasite Showcase
Mediasite's the trusted cornerstone of any campus or enterprise video strategy. Our unyielding commitment to all things video helps you transform education, training, communications and online events.
Webcasting Video Content Management Video Delivery Integration Services Mediasite Community
Powered By Mediasite - Enterprise Video Platform
Sonic Foundry