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Scottish Independence

On 14 June 2022 the Scottish Government started setting out the fresh case for Scotland to become an independent country. See press release Building a new Scotland (14 June 2022).


Independence in the modern world. Wealthier, happier, fairer: why not Scotland?
This paper sets out a detailed analysis of the UK’s performance across a range of economic and social indicators relative to that of ten European countries. It is the first in the ‘Building a new Scotland’ series, focusing on independence. (Scottish Government, 14 June 2022)