Books & Articles

Debating Scotland: Issues of Independence and Union in the 2014 Referendum

28 August 2017 | Centre on Constitutional Change

On 18 September 2014, Scotland held a referendum on the question: Should Scotland be an independent country?

Reports & Briefings

A Year On...

17 September 2015 | David Bell

A year on from the independence referendum, David Bell considers what's happened since, particularly in terms of the economy and economic powers.

Reports & Briefings

Taking England Seriously: The New English Politics, The Future of England Survey 2014

16 December 2014 | Ailsa Henderson

Scotland’s big question was resolved on 18 September 2014. Early the next morning David Cameron opened up the English question, announcing:

Reports & Briefings

Business as usual? The Barnett formula, business rates and further tax devolution

12 November 2014 |

This briefing note takes a step back from the big questions about whether there should be further tax devolution and whether there should be a move to a needs-based formula.

Reports & Briefings

What new powers does Scotland need to achieve a fairer society?

25 October 2014 | Kirstein Rummery

Report from University of Stirling for the Smith Commission

Reports & Briefings

Scenarios for Scotland 2020

22 October 2014 | Clare de Mowbray

There are any number of possible scenarios for Scotland, the UK and Europe that could materialise following the September 18th, 2014 referendum vote on Scottish independence.

Working papers

Independence and Innovation Policy in Scotland: What Impact on the Scottish Innovation System?

17 September 2014 | Clare de Mowbray

This paper outlines the perception of Scotland as an innovative society, and the related economic and policy goals required to realise that image.