TITLE

Stop the world, Scotland wants to get on

AUTHOR(S)
MacLaren, Duncan
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Eureka Street;12/21/2013, Vol. 23 Issue 24, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the history and independence in matters of political and economic state of Scotland. It offers information on the national elections in Australia on September 18, 2014 and its impacts towards the governing body of Scotland. It highlights the role of the Scottish National Party (SNP) towards the Nation's existence of a Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. It also adds the factors of modern, social and democratic state of the country.
ACCESSION #
94733375

 

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