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
- read the paper
- read the summary
- Easy Read version
- audio version
- British Sign Language (BSL)
- summary translations (Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Cantonese, French, Gaelic, Hindi, Italian, Mandarin, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Urdu)