In his usual straight-to-the-point articulate way, Douglas Carswell sums things up very well:
The centre of political gravity would shift away from the left, towards a credible, small state alternative.
It’s worth reading Carswell’s post in full. The “third way” (apologies for that sounding very ‘Tony Blair’) of full Scottish autonomy but still part of the UK, paying a contribution to maintain our embassies, etc. is the direction most Scots want to go apparently. Will that be on offer for them though?