Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Scottish independence is a political ambition to create a sovereign Scottish state. Despite devolution in Scotland, the question of independence still remains an important issue. The main reason favoring the independence is the willingness to control defense and foreign policy as well as access to oil in Scottish waters. Moreover, the state has its own society and nation which, according to advocates of the Scottish independence movement, should flourish in autonomy. Learn more about the Scottish independence movement in this book.