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 last week or so has seen the publication of three further polls of attitudes towards Scotland’s constitutional status. Two of them, from Ipsos MORI (for STV News) and from… read more


ICYMI: Post on the evidence from recent @IpsosMORIScot @SavantaComRes & @Survation polling on the role that #Brexit #coronavirus & the economy are having in shaping #indyref2 vote intentions.

Brexit, Coronavirus and the Economy: Three Key Issues in the Independence Debate


People across England (53%), Wales (54%) and Scotland (71%) are in support of devolved governments deciding their own lockdown rules


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