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Media and telecommunications after independence

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By Ewan Sutherland

In 1999 the parliament of the United Kingdom “devolved” powers to a newly created Scottish parliament, including press regulation, but not for competition, broadcasting or telecommunications. To complicate matters, an assembly was created in Wales and, following the peace settlement, another assembly in Northern Ireland. Each was different, with the UK Parliament holding different powers in respect of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Intermedia Issue:
Vol 41, Issue 2
Issue Date:
September 2013
Ewan Sutherland Ewan Sutherland Consultant; Research Fellow, LINK Centre, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Research Associate, CRIDS, University of Namur, Namur, Belgium

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