HC Deb 06 November 1978 vol 957 c89W
51. Mr. Adley

asked the Lord President of the Council what assessment he has made, during the parliamentary recess, about the different views held, in Scotland and Wales, respectively, towards the Government's devolution proposals.

Mr. John Smith

The views of the people of Scotland and of Wales on devolution will be made clear in the referendums.

52. Mr. Canavan

asked the Lord President of the Council what recent representations he has received about the implementation on the Scotland Act.

Mr. John Smith

As the Act itself provides, the next step is to obtain the views of the Scottish people in the referendum and it has become widely accepted that this should take place on the new register of electors as the Government have proposed.

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