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
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?
We have released the data and questionnaires for the first two SCOOP surveys, conducted by YouGov in December 2021 and March 2022. These are cross-sections… Read More »Data Release – Scottish Opinion Monitor (Dec 2021/March 2022)
To mark one year since the 2021 Holyrood elections, the Scottish Election Study will be hosting a series of data launches, analyses and events on… Read More »9th-13th May 2022 – Scottish Election Study Bonanza Week
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?