The Scotsman cartoon: SNP challenge Smith Commission

Illustration: Iain Green
Illustration: Iain Green
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The Smith Commission on devolution has not given the Scottish Government all of the powers it wants and it will continue to argue for more, Deputy First Minister John Swinney has confirmed.

The SNP MSP provoked uproar on Holyrood’s opposition benches when he said the Smith Agreement had been greeted with “widespread disappointment” last week, and insisted the UK parties’ pre-referendum vow of substantial devolution “has simply not been delivered”

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