PODCAST: The Scottish Conservatives and the makeup of Holyrood in 2021

26th August 2020

Sir John Curtice, Ian Montagu, and Alex Scholes look at whether three polls that have emerged over the past fortnight confirm the picture of a further rise in support for independence that has been seen over the last few months. They also discuss what we know about the likely composition of Holyrood following the 2021 […]


Podcast: Independence polling during COVID-19

17th July 2020

Sir John Curtice, Ian Montagu, and Alex Scholes look at three recent polls of indyref2 vote intention that seem to point to a further increase in support for Scottish independence, discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on constitutional preference both north and south of the border, and ask whether there is any substance behind […]


Podcast: Has support for independence hit 50%?

20th February 2020

Sir John Curtice, Ian Montagu, and Alex Scholes look at a series of three recent polls of indyref2 vote intention and ask whether support for Scottish independence has passed the 50% mark, whether any shift in public opinion is likely to last, and what this might mean for the next few months of constitutional politics […]


Podcast: Does Scotland want Indyref2 this year?

23rd January 2020

Sir John Curtice, Ian Montagu, and Alex Scholes discuss public attitudes towards whether a second independence referendum should be held in Scotland during the next year, what conditions would need to be in place to hold indyref2, and what the polls are telling us about the current balance of opinion on Scottish independence.