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
Guest blog post by James David Griffiths, University of Manchester, Cardiff University and Welsh Election Study Scottish independence is at something of a stalemate. The… Read More »Risk and Reward – Why do People Support or Oppose Scottish Independence?
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
We wrap up the first batch of our 2021 election posts with a deep-dive on the relative strength of support for Scottish independence versus staying… Read More »No in Pole Position – Holyrood 2021 Explained, Part Four
[Correction #2 07/09/2021: Regrettably, the updated figures for university graduates were also slightly erroneous due to a misunderstanding concerning the substantive categories used to construct… Read More »We Are the 10% – Holyrood 2021 Explained, Part Three
Allowing survey respondents to put things in their own words is underrated. In the 2021 Scottish Election Study – on top of typical closed-ended, multiple-choice… Read More »Thinking Out Cloud – Holyrood 2021 Explained, Part Two