What's the difference between devolve and relegate?
(v. t.) To roll onward or downward; to pass on.
(v. t.) To transfer from one person to another; to deliver over; to hand down; -- generally with upon, sometimes with to or into.
(v. i.) To pass by transmission or succession; to be handed over or down; -- generally with on or upon, sometimes with to or into; as, after the general fell, the command devolved upon (or on) the next officer in rank.
(1) Photograph: Gareth Phillips for the Guardian Because health is devolved, the Welsh government can do things differently from England.
(2) This isn’t a devolved matter, this is about when they come to our shores here, UK taxpayers and their ability to use UK services,” Creasy said.
(3) We have already had the failure of House of Lords reform, the failure to change constituencies and the imbalance of MPs between England and the devolved assemblies.
(4) I want Monday’s meeting to be the start of a new grown-up relationship between the devolved administrations and the UK government – one in which we all work together to forge the future for everyone in the United Kingdom,” she said.
(5) Nowadays, many of the core welfare state functions have been devolved to the Scottish parliament.
(6) He implied that if Salmond lost the referendum, that would then expose different questions about the organisation and survival of the UK, where power has been devolved in, he said, an incoherent way.
(7) That included "a higher minimum wage; stopping the abuse of zero-hours contracts; skills and careers for all our young people; banks working for businesses again; energy bills frozen; 200,000 homes built a year by 2020; power devolved; the bedroom tax abolished; and our National Health Service restored".
(8) Some, including the Dutch and Polish government, are more interested in devolving power back to the member states.
(9) The 32 dead souls ringing the Dr Strangelove war room of the NFL ownership meeting interrupt their Randroid tongue-bathing only to squeal like scalded truffle pigs at the thought of any power devolving to the actual people whose ability, knowledge and gameplay make the NFL worth watching in the first place.
(10) "In the meantime, we urge the Westminster government to follow the Scottish example, embrace a Plan MacB approach for the UK economy and work with the three devolved administrations through a jobs summit to agree an immediate programme of employment creation."
(11) But if UK solidarity – and the rhetoric of one nation – is to mean something for every person in every corner of a devolved UK, much is to be said for caution over cutting one of the strongest ties that bind.
(12) I am very clear that I want to ensure we get the best possible deal for the United Kingdom that works for everyone across the United Kingdom and all parts of the UK when we enter these negotiation,” said the prime minister in Wales, at the start of a whirlwind UK tour aimed at drumming up last-minute support from the devolved administrations.
(13) The social responsibilities which devolve on monitors, the authorities, both sides of industry and the general public as a result of the establishment of monitoring systems are discussed.
(14) In his paper, Where is the peace dividend?, Knox contrasts the quality of life in the poorest areas, using the devolved Belfast government’s category of neighbourhood renewal areas (NRAs), with those that are not deemed to be in need of major socio-economic investment.
(15) This convention says that Westminster should not legislate on a matter which is normally devolved unless Holyrood has given its consent.
(16) He has signed 28 modest "city deals" with authorities to bring local control over areas from devolved transport funding to skills budgets, while – potentially – delivering extra money from the Treasury to Greater Manchester as the local economy grows.
(17) The new 14-strong BBC board will have four non-executive board members representing each of the devolved nations, appointed in the same way as the BBC chair.
(18) However, such a move is unlikely to win the backing of the nationalist SDLP or Alliance party, and in turn would create internal demands from within the DUP to also leave the devolved administration.
(19) Calling for a full re-evaluation of the union, Jones hailed the UK government's decision this month to offer the Welsh assembly new tax-raising and borrowing powers, but said the UK needed to have consistent ways of devolving power.
(20) Jarosław Kaczyński, the head of the governing PiS party, has already used the UK’s leave vote to call for thorough reform of the EU, arguing that a new European treaty devolving more power to member states is the only way to prevent further disintegration of the bloc.
(v. t.) To remove, usually to an inferior position; to consign; to transfer; specifically, to send into exile; to banish.
(1) And now here we all were, gathered together at Maine Road, on the brink of relegation.
(2) Both sides sought a decisive goal in a frenetic finish but ultimately the league leaders and the side fighting relegation shared the points and Mourinho wound up making dark allusions to the influence of officials .
(3) But Vokes’s second-half penalty and Gray’s 61st-minute strike won it for Burnley and left Fulham two points away from the relegation zone.
(4) His first season back in Spain featured six goals in 21 games, including one of the goals in a 2-2 draw against Barcelona that saved his team from relegation, whereas he has been more prolific in his second campaign, scoring 19 times from 38 games, including another goal at the Camp Nou.
(5) Newcastle United are “devastated” by their relegation from the Premier League, according to the club’s managing director Lee Charnley.
(6) For Argyle the result confirmed their relegation to League One, with the rival fans left to ponder wildly differing prospects next season.
(7) As a generalization, younger, more rehabilitatable diabetics have been offered a kidney transplant, while older, often sicker diabetics have been relegated to CAPD, leaving most diabetics in the subset managed by maintenance hemodialysis.
(8) Bundesliga in 1997 when his team Rot-Weiss Essen was relegated," writes Matthias Gläfke.
(9) Hull City clambered out of the relegation zone and consigned Paul Lambert to a half-century of Premier League defeats as Aston Villa manager in the process.
(10) That decision has caused anger among Leeds’ fans after Redfearn saved Leeds from relegation from the Championship after being given the job in the wake of the ill-fated reigns of the unknown David Hockaday and the little known Darko Milanic.
(11) High tension and high stakes coursed through this meeting of top four chasers versus relegation facers and it was to QPR’s credit that they attacked their predicament – and Arsenal – head on.
(12) They were relegated last month at the end of the Norwegian season and he has already overseen the departure of one manager.
(13) Nevertheless an inconsistent League run of form over the second half of the season which has left Watford in 12th place, some 10 points clear of the relegation battle, created speculation that Flores’s position was under threat .
(14) Arsenal went top with a 2-0 win at Aston Villa , Liverpool drew 2-2 against West Bromwich Albion at Anfield while Newcastle’s victory lifted them out of the relegation zone and pressed the champions, Chelsea, to within a point of it, before their visit to Leicester City on Monday night.
(15) Lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)], a lipoprotein variant, was relegated for almost 25 years to the study of a few specialists.
(16) Having avoided relegation again in 2002-03, the following season – with a side now featuring Kevin Davies and Emerson Thome – Bolton reach the League Cup final , Allardyce’s first final as a player or manager.
(17) Not relegate them to background characters in the service of a white cis-male fictional protagonist.” Both groups have drawn their conclusions from the film’s trailer.
(18) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Ever since Margaret Thatcher’s 1979 election victory, ‘Britain’s elites have relegated concerns about inequality below the existential question of how to restore our capitalist economy to economic health’.
(19) While gothic grandeur fills the windows, the walls are plastered with pop memorabilia and personal paraphernalia: tributes, affectionate caricatures; a Who poster signed by Roger Daltrey; a Queens Park Rangers banner and, relegated to the top of a bookcase, a ministerial red box from the Home Office.
(20) Of the three relegated clubs, Norwich have adjusted best to the Championship and, Alex Neil having replaced Neil Adams as manager in January, are challenging for a bounce-back promotion.