Interfaces and overlaps

Derek Birrell

in The impact of devolution on social policy

Published by Policy Press

Published in print September 2009 | ISBN: 9781847422255
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303862 | DOI:
Interfaces and overlaps

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This chapter evaluates in detail the significant area of interfaces and overlaps in policy and provision which have developed with the interaction of both devolved and non-devolved powers between Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the UK government. These overlapping dimensions can be categorised as interfaces and overlaps which require a need for coordination and cooperation; overlaps which produce entanglements; conflict over powers; cross-border activities; and structure for cooperation.

Keywords: policy; Scotland; Wales; Northern Ireland; UK; government

Chapter.  7286 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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