Scotland Bill

View the latest information on this bill on Parliament’s website.

The bill was presented to Parliament on 30 November 2010.

The Bill will implement recommendations of the Final Report of the Commission on Scottish Devolution (the Calman Commission). It would make a number of adjustments to the boundary of devolved responsibilities.

JUSTICE welcomes the amendments to the Scotland Act which would preserve the role of the Supreme Court as the final arbiter on safeguarding Convention rights throughout the UK.

JUSTICE Briefing – House of Lords Committee – January 2012
JUSTICE Briefing (Supplemental briefing and suggested amendments) – December 2011
JUSTICE written evidence to Scotland Bill Committee – September 2011
JUSTICE Briefing – House of Commons Report Stage – June 2011