Flashcards in Chapter 10 - The Union Deck (10):
The transfer of political power from central government to subnational government
What is the population of England?
53 million (83.9% of the UK population)
What is the population of Scotland?
Population of Wales?
Population of NI?
In what order did the states enter the Union?
Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland
Define Unitary State
Homogeneous state with power concentrated at the centre and all parts of the state are governed in the same way
The sharing of power, enshrined in a constitution, between national and regional authorities
Define Union State
A state where there are cultural differences, and where, despite a strong centre, different parts of the state are governed in slightly different ways