This article suggests at least one referendum to approve the new Constitution should Scotland vote for independence. Given the prior constitutional use in 1975 when Scotland voted to join the EU against expectations. Then the 1979 failed referendum for a Scottish Assembly plus a double referendum in Orkney and Shetland preserving their place in the UK. The successful referendum in 1997 permitting the Scottish Parliament. Constitutional use of referendums continued under the Blair Government with GLA, Wales , North East Assembly and the Good Friday Agreement. Ireland founded the constitutional use of referendums in these islands when it approved its new constitution by one in 1938.