Reports & Briefings
This project forms part of the ESRC’s Future of the UK and Scotland Programme.
Isolation or Interdependence? Competing Visions of Independence
Professor Paul Cairney and Emily St Denny of University of Stirling and ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change outline the decision-making processes in prevention policy in a report to the Scottish Government.
The outcome of the 2014 Scottish referendum on the constitutional future of the United Kingdom (UK) may have noticeable impact on future migration to and from Scotland.
Migration to and from Scotland could potentially be affected by the outcome of the 2014 Scottish referendum on the constitutional future of the United Kingdom.
This briefing paper examines Scottish employers’ and industry representatives’ views on current UK immigration policies, and situates these perspectives within the context of the constitutional change debate.
The first detailed analysis of Scottish public opinion about immigration shows that Scotland has significantly lower levels of concern about immigration than England and Wales, but also that Scots’ views on the subject are strongly associated with their voting intentions in the referendum.
Briefing by Michael Keating on 29 January 2014 for Scottish Parliament Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee Inquiry into Scotland’s Economic Future Post-2014
In a report for the ESRC Centre for Population Change Helen Packwood and Allan Findlay use the 2011 UK Census to explore the diverse immigration picture in the UK.