McKay Commission

Written evidence submitted to the Commission

The window for the submission of written evidence closed with effect from midnight, Friday 16 November 2012.

The written submissions which had been received by The McKay Commission before the Friday 16 November 2012 deadline are listed below in the sequence in which they arrived. 

Submissions will open in a separate window.  Comments or feedback relating to any of the submissions can no longer be left for the Commissioners and other interested parties to read.

    1. Submission 1 – George Pender
    2. Submission 2 – Lord Foulkes of Cumnock [comments/feedback received] 
    3. Submission 3 – Prof Vernon Bogdanor [comments/feedback received]  
    4. Submission 4 – Sir Roger Sands [comments/feedback received]
    5. Submission 5 – Dr Paul Cairney [comments/feedback received]
    6. Submission 6 – Liberal Democrats
    7. Submission 7 – Democratic Unionist Party
    8. Submission 8 – The English Democrats [comments/feedback received]
    9. Submission 9 – Plaid Cymru 
    10. Submission 10 – Barry K Winetrobe
    11. Submission 11 – Scottish National Party
    12. Submission 12 – Social Democratic and Labour Party
    13. Submission 13 – Alliance Party
    14. Submission 14 – The English Lobby [comments/feedback received]
    15. Submission 15 – Campaign for an English Parliament [comments/feedback received]
    16. Submission 16 – Harriett Baldwin MP
    17. Submission 17 – Graham Allen MP
    18. Submission 18 – Rt Hon Peter Riddell
    19. Submission 19 – Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP [comments/feedback received]
    20. Submission 20 – Guy Lodge 
    21. Submission 21 – Conservative Party
    22. Submission 22 – Simon Cramp [comments/feedback received]
    23. Submission 23 – Prof Jim Gallagher
    24. Submission 24 – John Mackay
    25. Submission 25 – Prof Michael Keating [comments/feedback received]
    26. Submission 26 – Sam Trerise
    27. Submission 27 – Lord Robertson of Port Ellen [comments/feedback received]
    28. Submission 28 – Prof John Curtice and Rachel Ormston 
    29. Submission 29 – Prof Arthur Aughey
    30. Submission 30 – Cllr John Gillingham
    31. Submission 31 – Barry Fitzpatrick
    32. Submission 32 – Northern Ireland Women’s European Platform
    33. Submission 33 – Colin Neve [comments/feedback received]
    34. Submission 34 – Denis Arnold
    35. Submission 35 – Dawn Purvis
    36. Submission 36 – Robert Craig
    37. Submission 37 – Northern Ireland Committee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions
    38. Submission 38 – The Law Society of Scotland [comments/feedback received]
    39. Submission 39 – Prof Thomas Watkin [comments/feedback received]
    40. Submission 40 – Prof Daniel Wincott and Emyr Lewis
    41. Submission 41 – David Melding AM [comments/feedback received]
    42. Submission 42 – Dr Sarah Ayres 
    43. Submission 43 – Parliament for Wales Campaign [comments/feedback received]
    44. Submission 44 – Dr Gareth Mulvenna and Prof Graham Walker [comments/feedback received]
    45. Submission 45 – Lady Hermon MP 
    46. Submission 46 – Sir Brian Barder [comments/feedback received]
    47. Submission 47 – Rt Hon David Blunkett MP [comments/feedback received]
    48. Submission 48 – Gerald Holtham [comments/feedback received]
    49. Submission 49 – Bernard Jenkin MP [comments/feedback received]
    50. Submission 50 – Dr Paul Behrens [comments/feedback supplied]
    51. Submission 51 – Clerk to the Northern Ireland Assembly/Director General
    52. Submission 52 – Chief Executive and Clerk to the National Assembly for Wales
    53. Submission 53 – Clerk/Chief Executive to the Scottish Parliament
    54. Submission 54 – Local Government Association
    55. Submission 55 – David T C Davies MP
    56. Submission 56 – Dr Robin Asby
    57. Submission 57 – Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Team for Cornwall
    58. Submission 58 – Cllrs Jim Battle, Nick Forbes and Julie Dore
    59. Submission 59 – Kieran Bailey [comments/feedback received]
    60. Submission 60 – Stewart Connell 
    61. Submission 61 – Simon Patrick (Clerk of Bills)
    62. Submission 62 – Scottish Affairs Committee
    63. Submission 63 – Professor Simon Bulmer
    64. Submission 64 – Professor Charles Pattie [comments/feedback received]

 Consolidated document with all the written and oral evidence received