The Scottish parliament at Holyrood in Edinburgh is the devolved legislature of Scotland.
The Scottish government’s annual budget allocates devolved spending in Scotland for the next financial year and sets some tax rates.
The SNP has elected Humza Yousaf as Sturgeon's successor.
Why are taxes being devolved?
When and how could a second referendum on Scottish independence take place?Read our explainer
What EU membership would mean for Scotland and its relationship with the rest of the UK.
The steps an independent Scotland could take to reassure investors and limit increases in debt interest costs.
Any currency choice for a newly independent Scotland would require its government to bring borrowing down to a sustainable level.
Breaking away from the UK would leave Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland facing sizeable fiscal deficits.
Anas Sarwar was in conversation with Dr Hannah White, Director of the Institute for Government, to discuss Scotland's constitutional future.
The IfG was at the SNP Conference to discuss some of the fundamental questions about the operation of an independent Scotland's political system.
The Institute for Government was delighted to welcome Stephen Flynn, the SNP’s leader in Westminster, to give a keynote speech.
Lord McConnell reflects on managing the first budget of the Scottish Government, becoming First Minister and promoting an outward-looking Scotland.
Jeane Freeman was interviewed on 5 October 2021 for the Institute for Government’s Ministers Reflect project.
Shona Robison reflects on transforming the health and care system, getting government out of its silos and delivering the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Michael Russell reflects on his role as Scottish cabinet secretary for education, and as the minister responsible for UK-EU relations during Brexit.