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

Economy

Energy

Environment

Fiscal policy

Foreign policy

Future of devolution

Monetary policy

Pensions and welfare

Referendum arrangements

Regulation

Tax

Compiled by Andrew Black, BBC Scotland.