Welfare and devolution: constitutional reform and public policy-making - introduction

Helen Fawcett

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Focusing on the policy field of social exclusion/inclusion, this article looks at how welfare arrangements in the UK are developing post-devolution. It explores how far different understandings of social exclusion/inclusion in the UK central government and in Scotland are producing divergence between the welfare state arrangements in Scotland and those elsewhere in the UK.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)419-420
Number of pages1
JournalPolitical Quarterly
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2003


  • devolution
  • United Kingdom
  • welfare state
  • politics

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