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British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan
British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan

The morning after Scotland's referendum on independence, British Prime Minister David Cameron stood in front of his Downing Street residence and made a decisive statement. "We have heard the voice of Scotland and now the millions of voices of England must also be heard," he said. "The question of English votes for English laws — the so-called West Lothian question — requires a decisive answer." That pledge came to fruition Tuesday when William Hague, the leader of the House of Commons, outlined the Conservative Party's plans to restrict the voting powers of Scottish lawmakers when it comes to English-only issues. In a speech in the House of...

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