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subsidiarity noun


in politics, the principle that a tasks which a subordinate (=lower in rank) or local organization can perform efficiently should be performed at that level and not by a central or national organization
This follows the Lerwick Declaration made in Shetland last July, affirming the Scottish government's commitment to the principles of local decision-making and subsidiarity.

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