GERS 2020 – A Response

The release of the yearly Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) report is the one of the most intensely debated topics of the constitutional question. The debate of the report exists in two parts. First on the methodology of the report itself and how accurate is represents the Scottish economy within the UK. Second, whatContinue reading “GERS 2020 – A Response”

How “Borrowing” Would Work for An Independent Scotland

One of the bigger arguments proposed by opponents of Scottish independence is the idea that establishing an independent Scottish state would result in a dangerous amount of borrowing. The borrowing levels would be so out of control that it would make the Scottish economy collapse. But here’s the catch – an independent Scotland with itsContinue reading “How “Borrowing” Would Work for An Independent Scotland”

Would an independent Scotland be part of the European Union?

It doesn’t have to be, but it definitely could be!  62% of Scots voted to remain in the EU in the 2016 Brexit referendum.  Despite this, on 31st January 2020, Scotland left the EU along with the rest of the UK, thanks to Boris Johnson’s renewed Conservative majority in Westminster.  Because of this, an independentContinue reading “Would an independent Scotland be part of the European Union?”

Enough is enough – what the election means for Scottish independence

“Prime Minister, Scotland rejects you. It did so on its ballot papers on Thursday, and it will continue to do so for as long as you remain in office. When you decide to ‘allow’ a referendum on independence is irrelevant. Because of you, because of this election, our movement is growing.” – By James MacGregor Palmer

The campaign for independence and fighting climate change are one and the same – together we’ll win

“Tens of thousands of young people have taken to the streets to make clear they’re no longer tolerating complacency by those in power. It is the same kind of political energy you find at independence marches, also attended by tens of thousands of people. Combining these resources together would create an unstoppable grassroots campaign.” – By Cameron Arhcibald

5 Reasons You Should Register to Vote… and 2 Ways You Can Do It…

“On 12th December the UK will go to the polls to elect your Westminster representatives. That means you’ve got until 25th November to register to vote and make sure your voice is heard. Here’s five reasons why that’s a thing you really should do…” – by James MacGregor Palmer