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This Library Note provides information for the second reading of the Scotland Bill in the House of Lords. The Note is intended to be read in conjunction with House of Commons Library Research Papers ‘Scotland Bill’ (18 January 2011, RP 11/06) and ‘Scotland Bill: Committee Stage Report’ (14 June 2011, RP 11/49), which provide background to the Bill as introduced in the House of Commons, and summarise proceedings on the Bill at second reading and committee stage. This Note summarises proceedings of the Bill’s final stages in the Commons.


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