State of the Union

This report from UK think tank Onward looks at attitudes towards the Union in the UK since 2014.

The study is the most comprehensive survey of attitudes towards the Union since 2014, conducted by Hanbury Strategy. It finds that between the end of February and the first weekend in March, the Yes lead (in response to whether they would vote in favour of Scottish independence) fell by 6 percentage points from 56%/44% to 53%/47%. This was driven in large part by a 9 point drop among women and a 25 point drop among 18-24 year olds. This was the week that Nicola Sturgeon gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament inquiry into the Salmond trial.

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