The questions of wording
Opinion polls take up another constitutional role: this time in Scotland.
Alister Jack MP, the Secretary of State for Scotland in the UK government, said:
If you consistently saw 60 per cent of the population wanting a referendum — not wanting independence, but wanting a referendum — and that was sustained over a reasonably long period, then I would acknowledge that there was a desire for a referendum.
This will be the second time social research surveys will play a constitutional role…