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Scottish Independence Podcasts

We have a good relationship with the Scottish Independence Podcasts team. During the Covid lockdown when we moved to online meetings and talks, we asked them to take on producing podcasts from our events. If you scroll down through our blog posts on this website you’ll find lots of really good talks and discussions from […]

Edinburgh Rally for Independence

Pensioners for Independence joined 25,000 other supporters of independence (figures from Edinburgh Polis) for the March down the Royal Mile to Holyrood and the Rally outside Parliament. Here are some photos from our Glasgow Group Were you there? If you were, send us your photos and we’ll add them here. Another of the Glasgow Group […]

What Is Salvo?

In July, Sara Salyers of Salvo was the guest speaker at a meeting of our Edinburgh Group. What is Salvo? what are its aims? and how might those aims be achieved? Historical Context Sara spoke for about the historical context of the 1707 Treaty of Union in terms of related legislation in both the Scottish […]

UCI World Championships Glasgow 2023

Showcasing Scotland – Glasgow World Cycling Championships

Mary McCabe from the Glasgow Group wrote this for us: A bunch of us joined the Believe in Scotland demonstration outside the King’s Theatre on Sunday 6th August during the World Cycling Championships. The idea was to attract for our cause some of the global attention surrounding the races. We pinned a banner proclaiming “INDEPENDENCE […]

Our Greater Glasgow Group Out & About

Mary McCabe and her team of stalwarts set up their stalls twice a week in Argyll Street and another team set up another stall once a fortnight in Milngavie. Rain or shine or windy…. they’ll be there. And – they get themselves and their stall to marches, to demos, to events. A few months back […]

Hit the Road, Jack!

Last week Greater Glasgow Pensioners for Indy staged a demonstration in Atlantic Square outside the UKGov Glasgow Hub. This is a substantial office building housing several thousand employees and known – in Indy circles – as Governor General Alister Jack’s Glasgow HQ. He has another HQ over in Edinburgh. Mary McCabe and the Glasgow P4Indy […]

Glasgow Pensioners take on the UK Governor General!

Our Greater Glasgow group are out on our stalls twice a week in the city centre in Argyl St, and every fortnight out in Milngavie. But later this month they have a different sort o action planned: a demonstration outside the UK Government Glasgow Hub in Atlantic Square, Glasgow, G2 8JQ. The Scottish Independence Podcast […]

UK Supreme Court Ruling – 9.30am, 23 Nov

The UK Supreme Court has announced that it will give its ruling on whether the Scottish Government has the power to run an independence referendum without Westminster’s agreement. You will be able to listen to the ruling on Supreme Court TV. It will begin at 9.30am Wednesday, 23 November. If the ruling is yes, then […]

The Case Against Global Britain

You’ve probably heard the slogan ‘Global Britain’. It emerged as a sort of call to action post-Brexit. It’s mostly heard down in Westminster and mostly emanates from Tory Party politicians, activists and apologists. Though you’d probably find some UKIP and Brexit Party members mouthing it as well. If there are any of those still paying […]

Lobbying for Indy?

Might lobbying techniques be useful for Indy campaigners? And now that ScotGov has fired the starting pistol for the indy campaign, maybe a lobbyist sympathetic to Scottish independence could give us a few clues as to what might be worth considering? So in July, our Greater Glasgow group asked Grant Thoms if he’d talk to […]

All of Our Futures

Scotland’s Ageing Population

Craig Dalzell and Bill Johnson talk to Glasgow Pensioners for Independence on the topic of Scotland’s ageing population. Topics include ageing well, pensioner poverty and pensions, older people as a national resource to be valued and much more. Bill and Craig share ideas from their book All of Our Futures which is available from the […]

In Arbroath for the Independence Rally…

Highlights from a visit to Arbroath for the AUOB March Marlene, member of our P4Indy National Group, writes: I was up in Arbroath at the weekend for the AUOB March. I went up on the Friday with a friend, Fiona McGregor also a member of Pensioners for Indy. We had all day Saturday to wander […]