West Lothian

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West Lothian is a council area in Scotland, United Kingdom. The county town is Livingston. Susan Boyle is from here.

The term "West Lothian question" was coined by Enoch Powell MP in 1977 after Tam Dalyell, the Labour MP for the Scottish constituency of West Lothian, raised the matter repeatedly in House of Commons debates on devolution.[1][2]

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  1. "Now for the English question". The Economist. 27 September 2014.
  2. "West Lothian commission: Sir Emyr Jones Parry joins body". BBC News. BBC. 17 January 2012. Retrieved 25 March 2013.