Scots devolution referendum, 1997

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The Scots devolution referendum o 1997 wis a pre-legislative referendum held in Scotland on 11 September 1997 ower whether thare wis support for the creation o a Scots Pairliament wi devolved pouers, an whether the Pairliament should hae tax-varyin pouers.

Results[eedit | eedit soorce]

The result wis 'Yes-Yes': the majority voted in favour o baith proposals.

Quaisten 1[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cairt shawin results bi cooncil. (Quaisten 1)

Firstly the referendum asked voters:

  • I agree that thare should be a Scotsh Pairliament.
  • I dae nae agree that thare should be a Scots Pairliament.
Agree :
1,775,045 (74.3%)
Disagree :
614,400 (25.7%)

Quaisten 2[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cairt shawin results bi cooncil. (Quaisten 2)

Seicontly the referendum asked:

  • I agree that a Scots Pairliament should hae tax-varyin pouers.
  • I dae nae agree that a Scots Parliament should hae tax-varyin pouers.
Agree :
1,512,889 (63.5%)
Disagree :
870,263 (36.5%)