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1

Yes

- Increased democracy
- Local decision making meets local needs
- Use of PR systems has been successful

2

No

- West Lothian question e.g Some Scottish MP's have more power than standard MP's
- Insufficient power for some regions e.g Wales, Northern Ireland and possibly Scotland
- Lack of constiutional protection of power e.g Parliament could call them back at any time