Miliband rejects PM’s call to link Scottish devolution to English reforms

September 21, 2014 2:19 PM

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London: Ed Miliband has rejected David Cameron’s proposal to link further devolution to the Scottish parliament to a ban on MPs from north of the border voting on English-only matters at Westminster as a “back of the envelope, fag packet” calculation.

As Alistair Darling warned that the prime minister was in danger of breaking his solemn vow to the Scottish people, the Labour leader suggested he was open to the more modest idea of giving English MPs greater scrutiny of legislation south of the border.

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