Mike Robertson of Yes Orkney, which is affiliated to Believe in Scotland, was part of the steering group involved in drawing up The Route to Independence Statement, which was published at the weekend.
In 2023 The Scottish Rural and Islands Parliament will meet in Inverness at The Nevis Centre on 1-3 November.
The whole thrust of the Agreement is on working together including looking at how local government is financed with a view to introducing much more flexibility for councils.
Where has this great desire for constitutional reform come from? Was it a hot topic at the local elections last year? No it wasn’t.
“We need to trust and empower people. Be bold, proud, gallus. Actually become the people we tell the world we are.”
Constitution Day (In Danish this day is pronounced as Grundlovsdag) and it is observed in Denmark on 5 June each year. So today Danes honour the Constitution of Denmark, as both the country’s first constitution of 1849 and the current constitution of 1953 were signed on this date of their respective years.
“we have a clear series of examples of political decisions that shine a light on Westminster’s contempt for devolution and the Scottish Parliament.”
Ferries – politicians are fired up about them, and if you look at comments on social media (health warning – not advisable to do so regularly) it seems the public are too. Then where were the people when Project Neptune came to Orkney?
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“This is about more than our politics and our laws. This is about who we are, how we carry ourselves.” Donald Dewar
Section 35 in the Scotland Act will be used for the first time and its use is by the Secretary of State for Scotland , Alister Jack Tory MP for Dumfries and Galloway.