The delegates are discussing what kind of Scotland we would like to have.
A bureaucratic check list or an opportunity for local empowerment?
“I feel privileged to be here – it’s more important than I thought and less daunting.”
“This is unlike any election that has ever been. It’s not so much an election as two referendums rolled into one.”
“Would it not be better if it had a democratic mandate by being elected?”
An event is to take place in Aberdeen on Thursday December 5th to raise awareness with the public about Scotland’s Citizens Assembly.
“We are looking at the support that will be required for members, fully aware that this is a significant commitment we ask of them”
The Citizens Assembly is welcomed and supported by the SNP, Labour and the Scottish Greens.
A demonstration will take place in Kirkwall, Orkney, on Saturday, 31st of August at 1pm at the top of Castle Street.
Scotland’s Citizens’ Assembly now has two independent conveners who will chair the meetings.