Scots devolution referendum, 1997
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. The result wis a 'Yes-Yes' veectory oan baith quaistens, an the pairliament wis established follaein an election in 1999. The percentage o fowk wha turned oot for the referendum wis 60.4%.
Results[eedit | eedit soorce]
The result wis 'Yes-Yes': the majority voted in favour o baith proposals.
Quaisten 1[eedit | eedit soorce]
Firstly the referendum asked voters:
- I agree that thare should be a Scots Pairliament.
- I dae nae agree that thare should be a Scots Pairliament.
Quaisten 2[eedit | eedit soorce]
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.