Non-partisan information on attitudes to how Scotland and the UK should be governed
Do you agree that the Scottish Government should negotiate with the UK for Scotland to become independent?
"In the referendum, the Scottish Government intends to ask people
whether they think the Scottish Government should negotiate a new
partnership with the United Kingdom so that Scotland becomes an
Do you agree or disagree that the Scottish Government should
negotiate this new partnership?"
Original question: If the SNP leads the next Scottish government after May it intends to hold a referendum on Scottish independence. The wording of the referendum question will be very similar to this. “The Scottish parliament should negotiate a new settlement with the British government so that Scotland becomes a sovereign and independent state”. The responses would be “Yes I agree” or “No I disagree”. On balance how would you be likely to respond?
Original question: If the referendum had two ballot papers, the first on further devolution and the second on independence for Scotland. If there was a referendum tomorrow, how would you vote on these ballot papers?
I AGREE that the Scottish Government should negotiate a settlement with the Government of the UK so that Scotland becomes an independent state.
Sample = Only those who knew how they would answer and would vote n=985