In 1997, a referendum saw 74% of voters backed the creation of a Scottish Parliament. A year later, in 1998, the Scotland Act was passed by the Westminster Parliament and the first elections for...
The way the Welsh Assembly is elected is a little more complicated than in the rest of the UK.
The Assembly scrutinises the work of the Mayor and holds the power to amend the Mayor’s budget and reject ‘Mayoral strategies’ (policy objectives). They are also responsible for overseeing important issues for Londoners such as transport, policing and the environment.