What Scotland Thinks provides impartial, up-to-date information on public attitudes towards how the constituent parts of the UK should and are being governed. It initially tracked opinions on Scottish independence in the lead-up to the September 2014 referendum, but now also covers how England and Wales reckon they should be governed.

The project is currently funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as part of its research initiative ‘The UK in a Changing Europe’. It is led by Professor John Curtice, Senior Research Fellow at ScotCen Social Research.

The SNP, whose virtual conference takes places this weekend, could hardly be in finer fettle. Its leader, Nicola Sturgeon, is as popular as she has been any point since taking… read more