Question is does the EU want another poor non strategic nation like Scotland in The Union
Some of the current problems of the EU are precisely the "accept anyone!" policy.
do you think that Scotland would pass any of the entrance tests.
Would an independent Scotland want to use the Euro (fatal pseudo-currency union)?
Does anyone feel that Scotland would be a worthwhile member of the EU
Not especially. And if an independent Scotland joined Schengen then it would have to be a 100% controlled land border (a first for Britain since....?)
People don't especially want to move to Scotland but there are tens of millions in Africa and the middle east and the Indian sub-continent who would like to live in England.... England is already the most crowded country in Europe. Does anybody seriously want to see the population of England creep over 100 million? 200 million?
Would Scotland agree to British style border controls? Would Scots travelling south want to exchange their euros for sterling?