Cross border and other issues

Cross border and other issues, including transport, research funding and cross-border authorities

Scottish border with England

Academic research

Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID), Moray House School of Education, The University of Edinburgh, Simon Laurie House, Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ

Democratic Audit UK and British Politics and Policy at LSE, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE

ESRC Centre for Population Change  Building 58, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ

InnogenOld Surgeons’ Hall, High School Yards, Edinburgh EH1 1LZ

Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) and the British Academy (BA)

Scottish Constitutional Futures Forum 

The future of the UK and Scotland University of Edinburgh, St John's Land, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ

University of Strathclyde, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, G1 1XQ


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Business organisations

CBI Scotland

Federation of Small Businesses, 74 Berkeley St, Glasgow, G3 7DS

Law Society of Scotland, 26 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh, EH3 7YR

The future of the UK and Scotland, University of Edinburgh, St John's Land, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ

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Constitutional campaigning bodies

Academics Together

Better Together

NHS Better Together Better Together, 5 Blythswood Square, Glasgow, G2 4AD

Yes Scotland 

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Political parties

Scottish Conservatives’ Commission on the Future Governance of Scotland (Strathclyde Commission), 67 Northumberland Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6JG

Scottish Labour Party Devolution Commission

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Scottish Government

Scottish Government St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh, EH1 3DG

Scotland’s Referendum

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Scottish Parliament

Scottish Parliament

Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee

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Third sector

Scotland September 18, The Hunter Foundation, Marathon House, Olympic Business Park, Drybridge Road, Dundonald, KA2 9AE

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Trade unions

Scottish Trades Union Congress


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UK Government

HM Government, 70 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2AS

Scotland Office 1 Melville Crescent Edinburgh, EH3 7HW

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UK Parliament

United Kingdom Parliament

House of Commons

  Business, Innovation and Skills Committee 

14 Tothill Street, House of Commons, London, SW1H 9NB


House of Commons Library London SW1 0AA

House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee

Further information

This Referendum Hub is intended to be useful to those seeking information on the Referendum on Independence for Scotland, and on the debate around the Referendum.   Material has been selected by impartial researchers within the Scottish Parliament Information Centre, who have made every effort to ensure both sides of the debate are fairly represented.
It should be noted, however, that the Referendum Hub is not an exhaustive source of information on the Referendum.  It does not, for example, contain links to mainstream media, blogs, twitter feeds or other social networking sites. Nor should inclusion on the Hub of any paper, briefing or website produced by any organisation or individual be taken to imply approval or endorsement by the Parliament of the content of any such document or website.

Broad criteria

  • Research and position papers produced by or on behalf of Research Councils and professional bodies such as business organisations, academic institutions, trades unions and established think tanks
  • Briefings and policy papers produced by or on behalf of the UK and devolved governments and legislatures
  • Reports and findings produced by established public opinion polling companies
  • Papers produced by the main referendum campaigning groups and umbrella bodies.

Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe), The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP



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