“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.
Independence supporters in Orkney are invited to gather outside Kirkwall’s St Magnus Cathedral from 5.15pm on Wednesday 23rd November for the event
Scotland men’s football team may have taken the admirable decision to boycott the World Cup Finals, as it continues to occupy a moral high ground it has made its own since 1998, but that is not to say that the country has nothing to play for this week. Far from it.
“What power have you got? Where did you get it from? In whose interests do you exercise it? ” Tony Benn
“we feel it is important to explore how things could be done differently, and in a way that is fairer for all, making Orkney’s energy work for Orkney’s people, not private energy companies and their shareholders” Robert Leslie
“the most exciting part of independence, for me, is what the post-referendum shakedown looks like”
“Today has been a good day for Scottish democracy, and a reminder that Scotland needs the full fiscal powers that independence will afford us”
“In terms of Scotland’s journey, today feels like the end of gradually. The suddenly? Aye. Yessir. Bring it on.”