Lindsay Paterson is Professor of Educational Policy at the University of Edinburgh. His books include The Scottish Electorate, >A Diverse Assembly, The Autonomy of Modern Scotland and Politics and Society in Scotland. Alice Brown is Professor of Politics at the University of Edinburgh and Co-Director of the Governance of Scotland Forum. Publications include The Scottish Electorate (Macmillan, 1999) and Politics and Society in Scotland (Macmillan 1996; 1998). John Curtice is a Professor of Politics and Director of the Social Statistics Laboratory at Strathclyde University, and Research Consultant to the Scottish Centre for Social Research. He is a regular commentator in the Scottish and British media. Publications include The Rise of New Labour, (with Heath, A. & Jowell, R.) (Oxford University Press, 2001) and New Scotland, New Politics? (with Paterson, L., Brown, A., Hinds, K., McCrone, D., Park, A., Sproston, K., & Surridge, P.) (Polygon, 2001). Kerstin Hinds is Senior Researcher, National Centre for Social Research. Co-author of Women's Social Attitudes (Cabinet Office, 2000), Trends in Attitudes to Health Care (National Centre, 2000) and New Scotland, New Politics (Polygon at Edinburgh, 2001).