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AQA Politics A-Level: UK Chapter 2 - 'Devolution'

Answer these questions on the second chapter of the British Government section of AQA's A Level Politics course.
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If Westminster is the UK Parliament, what is the metonymic name for the: Scottish Parliament?
Holyrood
And for the Welsh Assembly?
Senedd
And for the Northern Irish Assembly?
Stormont
When did the Acts pass that set up the Scottish and Welsh devolved bodies?
1998
What percentage of the votes in the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum were cast in favour of STAYING IN THE UNION?
55.3%
How many of the devolved assemblies have primary legislative powers?
All Three
Name the First Minister of Scotland
Nicola Sturgeon
Name the First Minister of Wales
Mark Drakeford
Name the First Minister of Northern Ireland
Arlene Foster
Which party has never NOT been in power in the Welsh Assembly?
Labour
How many members in the Scottish Parliament?
129
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How many members in the Welsh Assembly?
60
How many members in the Northern Irish Assembly (as of 2017)?
90
Which devolved body DOESN'T use AMS to elect its members?
Northern Irish Assembly (Uses STV)
What is the name of the movement that seeks to equalise devolution across the nation by only allowing English MPs a vote on English legislation?
EVEL (English Votes for English Laws)
Which region of England had a referendum in 2004 on whether to form a regional assembly (and voted 78% for 'no)?
North-East
Who is the current Mayor of London?
Sadiq Khan
Who should win the next London Mayoral election?
Rory Stewart
How did Prof. Bogdanor characterise the post-devolution UK?
Quasi-federal
What is the name of the 1998 Agreement that brought peace to Northern Ireland?
The Good Friday Agreement/The Belfast Agreement
From where do local authorities get most of their funding?
Central Government
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