“Whatever transpires, events in America can only further reinforce our belief that Scotland can only flourish by doing what our stateside friends did two hundred and forty-four years ago. And make our own Declaration of Independence. “
In recent years Orkney has become a fight between two political parties – the LibDems who have held the seat since the reconvening of the Scottish Parliament and the SNP. The 3 other candidates: Conservative, Labour and Independent all lost their deposits in 2016.
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“There’s a thing called empathetic fallacy, which means that we take our own logical thinking and assume that everybody thinks like us.”
“Would it not be better if it had a democratic mandate by being elected?”
“So, moves are afoot to impeach The Trump. And, I’m thinking – considering the state of the Western World.”
nearly a quarter of voters’ plan to use their vote tactically – turning to a party or candidate to keep out someone they dislike more.
“The gaps in registration are creating major inequalities in our elections, with young people and renters particularly affected.”
“It is an honour to serve the Highlands and Islands in the Scottish Parliament and I intend continuing to work hard until my last day in office.”
They are encouraging their members to step forward for not just the Scottish Parliamentary elections but for a UK General Election too.