“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
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.
Laws – Not always Just, not always morally right, sometimes good.
““This decision was long overdue, but it will be of huge relief to all those businesses across the Highlands and Islands which took out business interruption insurance who have yet to receive a penny.”