Full November 2022 Scoop tables available here.On the morning of Wednesday the 23rd of November, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom released its judgement… Read More »Scoop Monitor: Support for Scottish independence has risen, but why?
Photo by Rico Meier on Unsplash In our previous blog we explained that Scottish voters had less respect for Boris Johnson but felt he was… Read More »Balmoral Blues? Scottish Attitudes to Conservative Leadership
It isn’t possible to talk about the rise of Scottish nationalism in the 1980s without encountering the idea that Margaret Thatcher was, ultimately, its handmaiden.… Read More »From the Iron Lady to Big Dog: How Scots Feel About Johnson Compared to Thatcher and Why It Matters
On 14 June 2022 Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, announced the Scottish Government’s new series of white papers, titled “Independence in the modern world. Wealthier, happier, fairer: why not… Read More »Is there a mandate for IndyRef2? Evidence from the Scottish Election Study
by Chris Carman The end of March saw the Electoral Commission’s guide to the Scottish local council elections start dropping through letter boxes across the… Read More »Fit’s the SCOOP… With Public Awareness of Scottish Local Election
by Chris Carman, Fraser McMillan and Ailsa Henderson It is easy to forget what was going on in domestic British politics before Russia launched its… Read More »Fit’s the SCOOP… With Political Trust and Partygate in Scotland?
By Fraser McMillan, Jac Larner and Ailsa Henderson Descriptive data tables available here As part of its ambition to provide regular data to a wider… Read More »Fit’s the SCOOP… With COVID in Scotland?
This morning the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, Angus Robertson, blamed Brexit and the UK government for the labour shortages currently causing a… Read More »Ye May Gang Far and Fare Waur – Brexit and Immigration Attitudes in Scotland
Three weeks ago, the SNP-run Scottish Government and the Scottish Greens announced that the they had reached a historic power-sharing agreement. With this deal, the… Read More »Twindependence Day – Are there Electoral Risks in the SNP-Scottish Green Deal?