independence for Scotland

  • 7 Sep 2014

    Whatever the result announced on the morning of 19 September, the constituent countries of the United Kingdom will never be the same again. The poll published yesterday (6 September), which
    for the first time, placed the Yes campaign in the lead, produced a flurry of activity and comment on both sides of the debate. Those coming from Better Together' revealed an unedifying sense of panic.

  • 21 Aug 2014

    CND has welcomed political opponents uniting to reject Falmouth as an alternative to the Clyde nuclear warhead depot.

  • 14 Aug 2014

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament has rejected claims that Trident could be relocated to England in the event of Scottish independence.

  • 22 Jul 2014

    The consequences of a No vote in September’s independence referendum can be envisaged no more sharply than through the lens of the NHS in Scotland, says Dr Willie Wilson, setting out the reasons why a Yes vote in the 18 September 2014 referendum is vital for the sake of its 158,000 workers and for the benefit of everyone in Scotland who needs or will need health services free at the point of need.

  • 19 May 2014

    The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland will tomorrow debate the question of Scottish independence.

  • 25 Apr 2014

    Roughly 420,000 English-born people will have a vote in Scotland’s independence referendum later this year, because they live and work here. Ekklesia co-director Simon Barrow. Here he gives a personal account of his shift towards supporting a "Yes" vote – but on the firm basis of solidarity, not separation.

  • 16 Apr 2014

    Disabled people in Scotland will gain from a new Independent Living Fund, says Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

  • 9 Apr 2014

    A new ComRes survey suggests that people aged 18-35 years are more likely to oppose renewal of Trident than their older peers, in Scotland and beyond.

  • 19 Mar 2014

    Lower income families continue to shoulder burden of austerity under current UK government policy, says a leading anti-poverty agency.

  • 15 Mar 2014

    'The Scottish Media, the Referendum and Beyond' is the title of an important meeting to be held at the Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace EH1 2JL, at 7.30pm on Monday 17 March.