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With our experience and expertise, built up over almost 40 years as the leading agency in the Scottish market, TNS can provide real insight and understanding on Scottish opinions and attitudes.

TNS BMRB (formerly System Three) has a long track record monitoring Scottish political opinion dating back to the 1970s. We also have specialist capability around communications and behaviour change research, and work with clients across Scottish Government.


Scottish news


News items

Scottish Opinion Monitor: Swing to Yes makes referendum vote too close to call

09 Sep 2014 | Scotland

Edinburgh, 9 September – The Yes and No campaigns in the Scottish Independence referendum are running neck-and-neck after a dramatic swing towards Yes over the past month, according to a new poll from TNS. The poll of 990 people in Scotland aged 16+ also found: A surge in the number of those who say…

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Scottish Opinion Monitor: Voters’ views hold firm as Scottish referendum date approaches

12 Aug 2014 | Scotland

Edinburgh, 13 August – The No side has extended its lead in the campaign for Scottish independence, but sentiment among those who say they are certain to vote appears to have stabilised, according to a new poll by TNS. A survey of 1000 over-16s in Scotland found 45% backing a No vote in…

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Scottish Opinion Monitor: No lead narrows as voters start to make up their mind on independence

18 Jul 2014 | Scotland

Edinburgh, 18 July – The lead for the No side in the Scottish independence referendum has narrowed amid signs that more undecided voters are making up their minds as the September 18th poll approaches, according to new research by TNS. In the latest survey of 995 adults aged 16+ in Scotland, 41% say they intend…

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Scottish Opinion Monitor: Campaign for referendum No vote maintains 12-point lead

10 Jun 2014 | Scotland

Latest poll results issued by TNS UK and its Scottish Opinion Monitor EDINBURGH – 11th June 2014 – The No side in the Scottish referendum campaign has maintained its 12-point lead in the latest TNS opinion poll, while another TNS poll shows opposition to Scottish independence growing in the rest of Great Britain. …

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Scottish Opinion Monitor: Referendum gap narrows among those ‘certain to vote’

14 May 2014 | Scotland

Latest poll results issued by TNS UK and its Scottish Opinion Monitor EDINBURGH – 16th April 2014 – The No campaign for the Scottish independence referendum has lost ground among those who say they are certain to vote, according to a new poll by TNS. The survey also found that more people feel…

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Scottish Opinion Monitor: No lead in referendum campaign narrows to 12%

15 Apr 2014 | Scotland

Latest poll results issued by TNS UK and its Scottish Opinion Monitor EDINBURGH – 16th April 2014 – Scottish opinion on independence shows little change in the latest in the series of monthly polls by TNS. But the gap between the Yes and No votes continues to narrow and three quarters of Scottish…

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Scottish Opinion Monitor: Scottish opinion on independence steady

24 Mar 2014 | Scotland

Latest poll results issued by TNS UK and its Scottish Opinion Monitor EDINBURGH – 25th March 2014 – Scottish opinion on independence has barely changed since early February, according to a new survey. A new poll by TNS among a representative sample of 1,019 adults aged over 16 in Scotland has found that 28% intend to…

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Scottish Opinion Monitor: Scottish opinion on independence steady as referendum year gets under way

20 Feb 2014 | Scotland

Latest poll results issued by TNS UK and its new Scottish Opinion Monitor EDINBURGH – 20th February 2014 – Scottish opinion on independence remained unchanged as 2014, the year of the referendum, got under way, according to the latest poll by TNS. The survey of 996 adults aged 16 and over in Scotland, between 28th January…

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ScotlandSeptember18.com Poll Phase 2

10 Feb 2014 | Scotland

TNS was commissioned by ScotlandSeptember18.com to conduct research among adults in Scotland into the issues facing voters in the run up to the referendum on 18th September 2014. The first results from this poll were published on 2nd February, with further results published on 10th February. The data tables and…

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Scottish Independence Open Democracy Poll

02 Feb 2014 | Scotland

TNS was commissioned by Scottish Independence Open Democracy to conduct research among adults in Scotland into the issues facing voters in the run up to the referendum on 18th September 2014. The first results from this poll were published on 2nd February. The data tables and accompanying presentation outlining the key…

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For more information contact:

Tom Costley | +44 (0)131 243 3900
Group Director, TNS Scotland