Over 1.7m Scots were energised enough about the future of their country to campaign, research and turn out to vote for radical change on the 18th September. And according
University experts offer wide-ranging analysis of the Scottish Independence Referendum outcome.
David Bell and David Eiser explore fiscal power issues and the proposals that have already been tabled. This blog originally appeared on the
In one sense, the answer to Scotland’s political future was comprehensively answered with the outcome of the independence referendum: 55% of voters opting to keep Scotland in the UK marked a decisi
In a blog originally published on the PSA blog, Eve Hepburn discusses the days after the referendum.
Following the defeat of devolution in the 1979 referendum, the SNP went into turmoil.
David Bell on the success of the bookies in predicting the indyref results. This post was originally published on ScotFES.
First Minister Alex Salmond spoke today from Bute House, signalling his intention to resign following the SNP conference in November.
Michael Keating on the result, offers of further devolution, the Barnett Formula and a poisoned chalice.
So on September 18th Scotland decided – decisively – not to become an independent country. Over 80% of voters turned out, and 55% of them voted No.