During the Brexit referendum campaign, David Cameron argued that a ‘Leave’ vote would result in Scotland leaving the UK. Voting ‘Remain’ was, he claimed, the ‘patriotic’ thing to do. Following the referendum, in which England voted Leave but Scotland voted Remain by almost two to one, Nicola Sturgeon, who no doubt hoped that Cameron’s warning … Continue reading Brexit, Scotland, and the Dog that didn’t Bark.
As far as support for Scottish independence goes, Brexit - despite what everybody (including me) first thought - is not a game changer. The article below was first published on the LSE's Politics and Policy blog: Scottish independence and the polls: why Brexit is not a game changer It is easy to assume that Brexit … Continue reading Brexit is not a game changer for Scottish independence