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However, closer to home, assuming the present Government honours its election promises re-devolution of power, we may have to deal with immigrants from all points south attempting to cross the Mersey and reach the Promised Land of a fully autonomous, self-ruling Independent Republic of Greater Merseyside.
But while the international community wants to see a better Syria in a post-Assad period, the form of Syria's conflict poisons the possibility of a quick transition to self-ruling structures.
Most of the Bill is aimed at overturning Conservative Government reforms which allowed St Mary's to become self-ruling in 1995.