Public Sector Event

Has devolution worked?

Venue: Institute for Government

Date: 18 Jul 2019

Synopsis: After 20 years of devolution, this event will explore whether devolution has worked, through the lens of its impact on policy, the economy, trust in politics, and the Union.


The event will also launch a collection of essays entitled: Has Devolution Worked? which includes an exclusive interview with Tony Blair.

Joining the panel to discuss these themes:

  • • Tony Travers, Professor of Government at LSE, Director of LSE London, and contributor to Has Devolution Worked?
  • • Rachel Ormston, Research Director, Ipsos MORI Scotland, who has written extensively about public trust in politics and government, national identity and constitutional change
  • • David Torrance, Senior Library Clerk in the House of Commons, author of Salmond: Against the Odds, and contributor to Has Devolution Worked?
  • • Akash Paun, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Government, and co-editor of Has Devolution Worked?

Bronwen Maddox
, Director of the Institute for Government will chair the event. There will be an opportunity for audience questions.