Brexit

Answer:
The position of Scotland in the UK has been made obvious by the process of negotiating Brexit. Scotland's vote was ignored. Scotland was not consulted in any of the negotiations, the "repatriation" of powers to Westminster that had been in Scotland's power before and during EU membership.

Full answer here: Brexit mismanagement



Answer:
The evidence is mixed. Not all of the 60+% who vote to remain in the EU want independence.

Full answer here: How Brexit affects support for independence



Scotland, independence and Brexit

Author / Creator: Kirsty Hughes

Media type: Article

Date published: 2021

Brexit has shown the many weaknesses in the existing devolution settlement across the UK


The Case Against Global Britain

Author / Creator: Robert Anderson

Media type: Video

Date published: 2022

UK Unionist supporters continually attack Scottish Independence. This is a look at their Global Briain to show that it is actually failing us all.


A battle of sovereignties?

Author / Creator: Michael Keating

Media type: Article

Date published: 2022

The question of sovereignty has never been resolved in Scotland. 


Has the European Union empowered the regions? A pre- and post-Brexit preliminary investigation of the United Kingdom

Author / Creator: Giada Laganà

Media type: Article

Date published: 2021

EU has empowered, as well as disempowered, regions and sub-national governments.

Secondly, ... regions have adapted to the EU opportunity structure.

Finally, ... regions and sub-national governments have also influenced the EU opportunity structure. 


Brexit and Beyond

Author / Creator: UK in a Changing Europe

Media type: Report

Date published: 2021

The interminable arguments and parliamentary wrangles over what Brexit might mean in theory are over, but our understanding of what Brexit does mean in practice is just beginning.


Taking back control? Brexit and the territorial constitution of the United Kingdom

Author / Creator: Michael Keating

Media type: Article

Date published: 2021

Brexit removed the external support for Devolution. The territorial tensions are made worse by the fact that majorities in Scotland and Northern Ireland opposed it. There have been three responses: United Kingdom as a unitary state; to fragment into its nations; and to seek a Brexit with exceptions. Only Northern Ireland has been granted n exceptions.


Brexit and the union: Territorial voice, exit and re-entry strategies in Scotland and Northern Ireland after EU exit

Author / Creator: Nicola McEwen

Media type: Article

Date published: 2021

The Brexit vote and subsequent process have exposed the limitations of devolution, and unleashed new exit dynamics. 


Brexit and devolution

Author / Creator: Centre on Constitutional Change

Media type: Video

Date published: 2022

The internal market after Brexit explained


Watch: Our Scotland, our future

Author / Creator: Centre on Constitutional Change

Media type: Report

Date published: 2022

What are young people in Scotland's views, hopes, and fears about Brexit and Scottish independence? We invited young people across Scotland to fill in a survey - here's what they had to say, including how they feel they can be included in discussions on constitutional change.


Agency and Helplessness and Scotland’s Future

Author / Creator: Bottom Line

Media type: Discussion Paper

Date published: 2022

n the last two years, Scotland has dealt with two of the biggest economic shocks in history, the health, social and economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit.  


How Brexit has created a new divide in the nationalist movement

Author / Creator: John Curtice

Media type: Research Paper

Date published: 2018

The level of support in Scotland for independence has not increased in the wake of Brexit, but  support for the idea has become more closely linked to having a favourable view of the EU.


Is Brexit fuelling support for independence?

Author / Creator: John Curtice and Ian Montagu

Media type: Research Paper

Date published: 2021

Evidence suggests that while initially it had little discernible impact on the overall level of support for independence, more recently the pursuit of Brexit has served to increase support for leaving the UK.


Rival economic nationalisms: Brexit and the Scottish independence movement compared

Author / Creator: X. Hubert Rioux

Date published: 2019

The Scottish government...intention to hold a second referendum on independence in the wake of Brexit...is illustrative of the wider dynamism of regionalism and secessionism.


Brexit and Beyond: the union

Author / Creator: UK in a Changing Europe

Media type: Report

Date published: February 2021

What happens to powers that were formerly exercised at the EU level, but which fall within devolved competence, has been a recurrent source of disagreement between the UK Government and the devolved administrations.


The Legacy of Brexit John Curtice

Author / Creator: John Curtice

Media type: Report

Date published: February 2021

The decision to leave the EU has helped fuel an increase in support for independence in Scotland, where, in contrast to the rest of the UK, voters backed Remain in 2016 by 62% to 38%


Covid or Brexit?

Author / Creator: Anand Menon

Media type: Report

Date published: October 2021

The short term economic disruption is largely due to Covid and is experienced throughout the world.  The UK faces structural adjustments that are down to Brexit and are likely, over the medium to long-term, to make the UK...poorer.


UK-EU regulatory divergence tracker: second edition

Author / Creator: Joel Reland

Media type: Report

Date published: Dec 2021

[This] provides an overview of where and how the UK has used its newfound regulatory freedoms to diverge from EU standards. It explains what the changes are, what impact they are having, and likely further consequences.


Brexit and Devolution: A New UK Settlement or the Break-Up of Britain?

Author / Creator: David Gow

Media type: Review

Date published: May 2018

An analysis of the constitutional conflict between Westminster and the devolved administrations in Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast...concludes that the UK faces a stark choice between a new political/constitutional settlement or the break-up of Britain.