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 campaign is over and voters are now heading to the polling stations. The secrets of the ballot box will be unveiled tomorrow and on Saturday. In the meantime, what… read more


Pre-election, Scots were divided over what the Scottish Gov's course of action should be if the UK Gov refuses #indyref2.

Most No supporters - 76% - felt that the SG should accept that a referendum can't be held in the next 5 years.

56% of Yes supporters favoured legal action.

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