Scottish council area
Lodainn an Iar
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Lieutenancy area||West Lothian|
|• Body||West Lothian Council|
|• Control||Labour minority (council NOC)|
|• Total||165.1 sq mi (427.7 km2)|
|Area rank||Ranked 20th|
|• Rank||Ranked 9th|
|• Density||1,100/sq mi (420/km2)|
|ISO 3166 code||GB-WLN|
The term "West Lothian question" was coined by Enoch Powell MP in 1977 after Tam Dalyell, the Labour MP for the Scottish constituency of West Lothian, raised the matter repeatedly in House of Commons debates on devolution.
- "Now for the English question". The Economist. 27 September 2014.
- "West Lothian commission: Sir Emyr Jones Parry joins body". BBC News. BBC. 17 January 2012. Retrieved 25 March 2013.