So What Does Scotland Make of Devolution So Far?

Today sees the publication by the Scottish Government of the results of the latest instalment of what has come to be known as the ‘core module’ of the Scottish Social Attitudes (SSA) survey, that is a suite of questions about various aspects of public policy that have been asked on behalf of the Edinburgh administration. […]

Yes Side Maintains Advantage in The Online Campaign Battle

Since our last post on the subject of social media and the referendum, the campaign has ramped up considerably. We have seen offers of further devolved powers from all of the parties supporting a ‘no’ vote, interventions from businesses such as Shell and Lloyds Bank expressing concern over Scotland leaving the UK, TV debates, economic […]

Poll of Polls: 16 June

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 ICM, one poll by Ipsos MORI, one poll by Survation, one by Panelbase, one by YouGov and one by TNS BMRB. The polls were conducted between […]

Poll of Polls: 12 June

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 by ICM, one poll by Ipsos MORI, one poll by Survation, one by Panelbase, and one by TNS BMRB. The polls were conducted between 12 May and […]

Poll of Polls: 10 June

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 by Survation, one poll by Ipsos MORI, one poll by ICM, one by Panelbase, and one by TNS BMRB. The polls were conducted between 9 May and […]

Questions of Wording and Selection

We have often drawn attention in this blog to differences in the way on which polls of referendum vote intention are conducted and how far these differences might help account for the discrepancies in their results. Indeed, an extended discussion of the methodology of the polls of referendum vote intention will appear in the next […]