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The Scottish Independence Referendum: A Democratic Audit. A research project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and led by Professor Stephen Tierney, University of Edinburgh.

This is the website of a research project undertaken by Professor Stephen Tierney of Edinburgh Law School and funded by the ESRC Scotland Senior Fellowship scheme. This project will provide a detailed analysis of the substantive issues at stake in the 2014 referendum including the Scottish Government's proposal for independence and other constitutional proposals as they emerge, and a democratic audit of the referendum process designed to offer this option to the Scottish people.

In January 2013, Professor Stephen Tierney was awarded an ESRC Senior Fellowship to undertake the project ‘The Scottish Independence Referendum: A Democratic Audit’. The project commenced on 1 March 2013.


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