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Mike Russell: Path to Independence

Our Greater Glasgow Group invited Mike Russell, former MSP and Cabinet Secretary, to their October online meeting. Having retired from Holyrood in May this year, Mike is focussing on his job of SNP President and his recent appointment as political director of the SNP Independence Unit. He began with some reflections on the murder of […]

Winning the Argument for IndyRef2 – Lessons to Learn

This month, Glasgow Pensioners for Indy group invited Roger Mullin to their online meeting. Roger Mullin is a long-standing campaigner for Scottish independence. He was MP for Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath the seat formerly held by one Gordon Brown. Between 2015-2017 Roger was the Westminster Treasury Spokesman for SNP. He was also the first UK Parliamentarian to enter […]

Indy Trailer: We’re On The Road!

A couple of months back we let you see some photos of the Glasgow Group’s Indy Trailer under construction. When it was completed we took it out for a trial run: And now the first of our banners are in place and we’re ready to take it on the campaign trail. Our thanks go to […]

Day of Action & Local Groups’ Round-Up

Now that Covid restrictions have been eased, Pensioners for Indy have been getting out and about again and were there in force for the Believe in Scotland Sept 18th Day of Action last Saturday. Here’s what been going on…. Edinburgh & Lothians group The stall was set out on Saturday and had a visit from […]

National Yes Network Newsletter

The NYN Newsletter came out this week and features a snippet about our Greater Glasgow stall team. And lots of other items: Scottish Diaspora …. registering your local group …. Yessers Out and About…Scottish Independence Foundation. Or download the whole thing. Click here. 1

Glasgow P4Indy Indy Trailer

A couple of months back we sent out a news flash to our mailing list with details of the offer from Scottish Independence Foundation (SIF) to fund converting ordinary common or garden trailers into Indy Trailers. Since then Alan Logue, of Greater Glasgow Pensioners for Indy, successfully applied to SIF and he’s now in the […]

Scotland & Ireland: A Constitutional Moment for Change?

Dr Paul Gillespie of University College Dublin compares and contrasts Ireland & Scotland - our history, constitutional situation, economy, futures.

Pensions in an Independent Scotland

Last month Yes Kirkintilloch, Lenzie and the Villages brought together a panel of experts to talk about pensions in an independent Scotland. This is an important topic given that so many pension-age Scots are not yet convinced about independence. 1

Back Out On the Streets Campaigning

From Jean of our Edinburgh and Lothian Group: We were very happy to get back out on the streets in Edinburgh after so long away. We had a fine day near the farmer’s market beneath the Castle. With our banners and posters tied to the railings and staying socially distanced, showing our flag to many […]

Videos for Independence…

Robert (Andy) Anderson has spent some of his time during lockdown creating videos on various aspects of Scotland’s journey to reclaim Independence. In the latest one he looks at what national debt we might have the day after independence. If you missed his earlier videos, they’re included in this gallery. Just click on any of […]

Security & Defence in an Independent Scotland

Isobel Lindsay ….. is a well-known peace activist. She was a founding member of the cross-party Campaign for a Scottish Assembly in the early ’80s paving the way for the Constitutional Convention and, ultimately, the Scottish Parliament itself. These days she is a member of the Scottish Independence Convention and has written a paper on […]

Lesley Riddoch: The Nation Videos

There are now four videos in the “Nation” series where Lesley Riddoch contrasts and compares Scotland with our northern neighbours. They are of course all small(-ish) Independent nations. Sadly, we though small(-ish) are not Independent. We are highly educated, with a diverse and highly developed economy, so we should compare well with these neighbours, eh? […]