USE THE MANDATE Falkirk

On March 28th 2017 after several days of parliamentary debate, the Scottish Government voted by a majority, in favour of Indyref2.That mandate was secured on the backs of the grassroots Indy Movement during the 2014 referendum, the 2015 General Election and the 2016 Scottish Parliament election.Solidarity, many campaign groups and indeed many bloggers and commentators believe that mandate must be used and the date set for IndyRef2 to take place in September 2018 or, at the latest before April 2019.Some say we must wait till the next Scottish elections and use them as a plebiscite on Independence in the hope […]

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USE THE MANDATE Eastkilbride

On March 28th 2017 after several days of parliamentary debate, the Scottish Government voted by a majority, in favour of Indyref2.That mandate was secured on the backs of the grassroots Indy Movement during the 2014 referendum, the 2015 General Election and the 2016 Scottish Parliament election.Solidarity, many campaign groups and indeed many bloggers and commentators believe that mandate must be used and the date set for IndyRef2 to take place in September 2018 or, at the latest before April 2019.Some say we must wait till the next Scottish elections and use them as a plebiscite on Independence in the hope […]

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This Time It’s YES – Hope Over Fear

On March 28th 2017 after several days of parliamentary debate, the Scottish Government voted by a majority, in favour of Indyref2. That mandate was secured on the backs of the grassroots Indy Movement during the 2014 referendum, the 2015 General Election and the 2016 Scottish Parliament election. Hope over Fear, and indeed many bloggers and commentators believe that mandate must be used and the date set for IndyRef2 to take place in September 2018 or, at the latest, April 2019.Some say we must wait till the next Scottish elections and use them as a plebiscite on Independence in the hope there is […]

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From Our Tommy Sheridan

From Our Tommy Sheridan  A wee blast from the past. Campaigning for my Private Members Bill to deliver universal free and healthy school meals to all of Scotland’s school pupils. It was a radical anti-poverty and pro-dietary health measure. It secured massive support from anti-poverty and pro-health groups impressed by the research we conducted and drew upon proving the benefits of the move. The example of Norway was particularly persuasive. The Scottish Trades Union Women’s Committee and lone parent group Gingerbread were very prominent supporters. It would have tackled the very real stigma attached to free school meals while improving the […]

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