Scottish passports and immigration

The Scottish government intends to remain part of the Common Travel Area (CTA), an agreement which allows free travel across internal borders such as the one between the Republic of …

Scottish banking and finance

As a proportion of GDP, the assets of Scottish banks are significantly larger than the UK's. The finance and insurance sector was responsible for 7.9% of Scotland's economic production in …

The future of North Sea oil and gas

Revenue from the North Sea oil and gas reserves would be an important source of income for an independent Scotland, if it wanted to continue spending at the current level. …

Scotland's future currency

An independent Scotland would have four main options for a currency: keeping the pound in a currency union with the UK, keeping the pound informally without a union, adopting the …

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Full Fact will be producing guides, graphics, and factchecks on the Scottish independence referendum right up until people in Scotland go to vote on the 18th of September. We aim …

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