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24. Political Theory / C. Ruling a State / 4. Changing the State / b. Devolution

[dispersal of power to the people and regions]

5 ideas
Aim for the maximum dissemination of power consistent with efficiency [Mill]
Power should be with smaller bodies, as long as it doesn't restrict central powers [Russell]
Democracy is inadequate without a great deal of devolution [Russell]
We would not want UK affairs to be settled by a world parliament [Russell]
The environment needs localised politics, with its care for the land [Dobson]