Scotland's First Minister mentions the IEA

Nicola Sturgeon has mentioned the IEA's thoughts on the proposals put forward by the Smith Commission, during the Scottish First Minister's Questions. While welcoming the plans, Scotland's First Minister acknowledge comments made by the IEA - that the proposals are a dangerous half-way-house, failing to bring about the benefits that much fuller devolution would have brought to Scotland. To watch the interview, click here. 

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