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.

At first glance the Scottish Conservatives, who are meeting in virtual conference this weekend, can look forward to next year’s Scottish Parliament election with a fair degree of confidence. In… read more