Non-partisan information on attitudes to how Scotland and the UK should be governed
If you knew that the Barnett formula was going to be abolished after 2015, how would it affect your vote in the independence referendum?
"The Scottish Government’s annual budget (like those of Wales and Northern Ireland) is determined by a block grant from Westminster calculated according to the ‘Barnett formula’, which is unpopular with many English voters and MPs.
Labour, the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats have all recently said that they want to abolish this system and replace it with a ‘needs-based’ alternative, which would give Scotland a smaller share of UK spending than it receives at present.
If you knew that the Barnett formula was going to be abolished after 2015, how would it affect your vote in the independence referendum?"