An `aye' is cast for going it alone

Grosse, Thomas K.; English, Carey W.
September 1997
U.S. News & World Report;09/22/97, Vol. 123 Issue 11, p47
Reports on the approval by Scottish voters of a plan to devolve limited home rule by Great Britain's parliament in Scotland. The limited powers to be given to a Scottish parliament; Scotland's desire for independence; Details of the agreement.


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