‘The political truce that saved the Union collapsed on Friday as David Cameron’s plans for English “home rule” were condemned by Labour.
Following Scotland’s No vote, the Prime Minister immediately set out plans to ensure that there are “English votes for English laws”. Those plans could result in England having its own first minister and would herald one of the biggest reforms of Britain’s tax system.
But they could prevent Scottish MPs voting on English-only issues in the wake of the independence referendum.
Excluding Scottish MPs from votes concerning only England would represent a disaster for the Labour Party’