“No matter how Scotland votes, it is Westminster who decides.”
“Last May, the people of Scotland voted for another independence referendum and Westminster must respect that democratic mandate.” Emma Roddick
“If Westminster does not grant permission for a referendum, then it must also outline what the democratic route is for Scotland to have a say on its future.” Emma Roddick MSP
The Orkney ‘Time for Scotland’ event heard from two main speakers, Robert Leslie SNP and Helen Woodsford Dean Scottish Greens.
“In my mind this only strengthens the case for independence.” Robert Leslie on the UK Supreme Court Judgment
“It is clear that a law that doesn’t allow Scotland to choose our own future without Westminster consent has blown out of the water any notion of the United Kingdom as a voluntary union.”
Independence supporters in Orkney are invited to gather outside Kirkwall’s St Magnus Cathedral from 5.15pm on Wednesday 23rd November for the event
“What power have you got? Where did you get it from? In whose interests do you exercise it? ” Tony Benn
“Democracy is not a spectator sport, it’s a participatory event. If we don’t participate in it, it ceases to be a democracy. – Michael Moore”
With this document Australia adopted an Act of the British Parliament which set out as law the independence of the governments of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Eire and Newfoundland.
“it was a philosophy of policing ‘unique in history and throughout the world because it derived not from fear but almost exclusively from public co-operation with the police”
“We’re already living in the early days of the progressive, self-determining nation we always knew we’d love be day become.”