Building a New Scotland

The Scottish Government is proposing that the independence referendum be held on 19 October 2023. 

It is vital that the people of Scotland have the information they need to make an informed choice about Scotland's future before a referendum takes place.

A series of papers, titled ‘Building a New Scotland’, together form a prospectus for an independent Scotland. Watch a video introduction to the series.

Paper 2: Renewing Democracy through Independence

Paper 1 Independence in the modern world. Wealthier, happier, fairer: why not Scotland?

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