This collection outlines the debate being held in the run up to the Scottish independence referendum in September 2014, specifically in terms of the arguments for and against independence. It links with the collection of articles entitled The context for the independence debate which examines the process of how and why the issue of independence came to political prominence in the first decades of the 21st Century.
Consequently, this collection focuses on the substance of the debate in terms of how it is being fought and what the outcomes could mean for people living in Scotland. It is also accompanied by a related collection of articles: Independence, social welfare and a fairer Scotland.
All the articles in the collection
This article is part of the Scotland's Future collection, exploring the debate and national identity as the country prepares to vote on independence.