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    UK Prime Minister David Cameron stated that British authorities keeping their promise to the Scottish people.

    MOSCOW, November 27 (Sputnik) — UK Prime Minister David Cameron was pleased by the latest report by the Smith Commission on the further devolution of powers to the Scottish Parliament, the prime minister stated on his Twitter page Thursday.

    "I'm delighted with the Smith report on devolution. We are keeping our promise to the Scottish people," Cameron said in a tweet.

    "This is a good day for the UK. Before Christmas I will bring forward proposals on English votes for English laws," the prime minister added.

    The commission's report mainly focuses on providing durable and responsive constitutional settlement for the governance of Scotland, "delivering prosperity, a healthy economy, jobs, and social justice" and "strengthening the financial responsibility of the Scottish Parliament."

    The Smith Commission was created in September 2014 amid the September 18 referendum on Scotland becoming an independent country. The majority of the population, 55.3 percent, decided that Scotland should remain part of the United Kingdom, with 44.7 percent voting for secession.


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