In-depth analysis and debate on September's referendumby Prospect Team / May 6, 2014 / Leave a comment
The Union Jack projected onto Parliament: “In the sub-conscious of English politicians and commentators lurks incomprehension about the UK’s non-English”. ©London News Pictures/Rex
Why are men and women divided on Iraq and Scottish Independence? It is rare to see such a clear gender split on a political issue, says Peter Kellner.
Why I’m voting Yes Whether Yes or No triumphs, the 1707 Union is over says Neal Ascherson.
Why patriotic Scots will be voting No The question of the referendum is not “could Scotland be independent?”, but “why should it be?” asks John McTernan.
Federalism is the only way to save the UK If Salmond loses the independence referendum, there will be an urgent need to hammer out an alternative to Westminster absolutism, writes David Marquand.
George Galloway on why he’s saying “naw” to Scottish independence The controversial politician tells Serena Kutchinsky why he is leading his own campaign for a No vote in September’s referendum.
Time for a UK constitution The time leading up to September’s vote is a good moment to consider the state of our—as yet unwritten—UK constitution, writes Linda Colley.
Scottish independence: The pound of Salmond It’s hard to overstate the problem faced by the SNP over the pound, writes Jay Elwes.
Scottish independence: Give me liberty or £500 Scotland would prosper from independence if it became more self-confident and resisted complacent self-congratulation, says John Kay.
What don’t we want? Independence Scottish devolution is a threat to Wales, says Rhodri Morgan.
Full Text: David Cameron’s Scotland speech “If this family of nations broke up, something very powerful and precious would go out forever” said the Prime Minister at a conference in Glasgow.
Don’t count on it Scotland, if independent, could not assume that rejoining the EU would be easy—or cheap, writes John Kerr.
Do Scots want to break up Britain? The vote could be closer than you think, argues Andrew Marr.