In the end Scotland voted as it had always been expected to. But the narrowing of the polls in the final weeks of the campaign changed the game dramatically and led to the firm commitments of the three main party leaders at Westminster to devolve further power to Holyrood, but many questions remain.

In the run-up to the referendum, the Institute for Government conducted research into what would happen after the result and what would be the implications of various proposals for further devolution. Drawing on this work, we identify six questions that will need to be addressed in the coming weeks and months as the process the Prime Minister has announced proceed.