Scotland politics

Six new powers destined for the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament's parties have outlined which new powers they think should be devolved from Westminster. Here are six areas of life that could be ruled upon by MSPs at Holyrood.


Fixed odds betting terminals

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Media captionThe first in a series of reports looks at the proposed new power Holyrood could gain over fixed odds betting terminals

Regulation of farming

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Media captionThe second in a series of reports on the Smith Commission looks at proposed changes for the farming industry in Scotland

Votes for 16 and 17 year olds

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Media captionThe third in a series of reports on the Smith Commission looks at the transfer of control over the voting age to Holyrood

Stewardship of the Crown Estate

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Media captionThe fourth in a series of reports on the Smith Commission looks at why Holyrood will take over managing the assets of the Crown Estate in Scotland

Control over fracking licences

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Media captionThe fifth in a series looking at Scotland's new powers examines what the Scottish government will do once it has the power to control onshore oil and gas exploration

The Work Programme

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Media captionThe sixth in a series of reports on the Smith Commission looks at the new power the Scottish Parliament could have over the Work Programme

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