TNS BMRB Continue To Show An Unchanging Picture

14th May 2014 Comment The Scottish independence referendum

The latest monthly poll fromTNS BMRB, published today, adds to the impression that, while far from being reversed, the progress made by the Yes side during the winter has not continued apace in the spring.  At the same time, however, the poll contains some food for thought for the No side about how voters perceive […]


Progressive: Big Swing to Yes but Yes Still Far Behind!

11th May 2014 Comment Elections, parties & leaders

Until now, Progressive Scottish Opinion had conducted only a couple of polls of voting intentions in the referendum – one last September, on the occasion of a year to go to polling day, and one at the very end of November, immediately after the publication of the Scottish Government’s White Paper.  Even so, those two […]


Poll of Polls: 8 May

11th May 2014 Comment The Scottish independence referendum

The graph below shows What Scotland Thinks’ latest Poll of Polls and how it has evolved over time. The latest Poll of Polls is based on one poll by Survation, one by Panelbase, one by ICM, one by YouGov, one by TNS BMRB and one by Progressive Scottish Opinion. The polls were conducted between 4 […]


Poll of Polls: 28 April

9th May 2014 Comment The Scottish independence referendum

The graph below shows What Scotland Thinks’ latest Poll of Polls and how it has evolved over time. The latest Poll of Polls is based on two polls conducted by Panelbase, two by Survation, one by ICM and one by YouGov. The polls were conducted between 28 March and 28 April.



YouGov Poll Suggests An April of Little Change

2nd May 2014 Comment The Scottish independence referendum

Hitherto most of the polls conducted wholly or partly in April had been conducted by pollsters whose estimate of the Yes share of the vote has typically been towards the higher end of the various estimates. So it was particularly interesting that, thanks to Channel 4 News, last night saw the first release for quite […]



New Filter to Help You Interpret the Referendum Polls

23rd April 2014 Comment Site News

It will come as no surprise to regular users of this site to hear that the most visited page is the referendum voting intention time series. This graph presents the results from all polls that have asked the question that will appear on this September’s ballot paper: ‘Should Scotland be an independent country?’ One strength […]



Easter Polls Offer Further Hope For Yes

20th April 2014 Comment The Scottish independence referendum

The headline results of the two polls published today, one by ICM Research for Scotland on Sunday and one by Survation for the Sunday Post, will doubtless be regarded as encouraging for the Yes side. Some of the details too will do little to dispel the impression that the No campaign is a campaign in […]