Scotland politics

Scottish independence: Referendum library

Saltire flag and Big Ben

The Scottish independence referendum, on 18 September 2014, has generated a large amount of discussion over the nation's future.

Many groups, including governments, parliamentary committees and academics have published their own views on the issue - click on the topics below to have a look at what has been said.

Watch for updates as the days and weeks pass.

Independence: general

Culture and media

Defence and security




Fiscal policy

Foreign policy

Future of devolution

Monetary policy

Pensions and welfare

Referendum arrangements



Compiled by Andrew Black, BBC Scotland.