Edinburgh & Lothians P4Indy folk out on the street today!

Hope it wasn’t too chilly over in the Capital. Nice for Joanna Cherry to stop for a chat. She’s coming to our AGM on 16th March. Here are the banners they had on show today:

And if you’d like to see state pension figures on a graph, here they are the equivalent figures (source) shown as percentage of average wage. The red bar is the average EU state pension which replaces half the average EU wage. UK is 7th from the right and replaces only 30% of UK average wage.

EU pension comparison chart
State pensions compared: Proportion of average salary ‘replaced’ by the state in retirement

You can find more information about pensions under the Resources tab at the top of this page.

An Employment Opportunity at SIC

We’ve already posted about the Scottish Independence Convention (SIC) new fund-raising campaign This Is It. With over £103,000 in the kitty from the current fund-raiser they are beginning to take on staff.

Currently they are looking for a Campaign Co-ordinator. The role will involve developing and delivering a campaign to lift support for Scottish independence to well above 50%, and will require effective responses to rapidly moving news and political agendas. A track record in organising and running campaigns and the ability to manage staff in a small organisation are essential.

So if you – or one of your younger friends, relatives, neighbours – fancy being the SIC Coordinator here is where to apply: SIC Co-ordinator Job Information

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The Big Indy Kits

You might have heard of an Ayemail project called “The Big Indy Kit” which has involved the design and production of kits of publicity materials for Yes campaigning groups. All ready for IndyRef2. Ayemail asked if we wanted to fund a P4Indy leaflet to be included in the kits.

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