scottish independence

  • 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.

  • 5 Mar 2014

    “Imagine...it's easy if you try”. It's a good lyric but John Lennon was not entirely accurate. What might pejoratively be described as airy-fairy and perhaps slightly wishful supposition is not particularly difficult. More is asked of us by the kind of creative, imaginative thinking which has the power to transform.

  • 26 Feb 2014

    The Church of Scotland will today launch the results of a nationwide consultation on Scotland’s future.

  • 24 Feb 2014

    The launch event has taken place today for a network of Christians in Scotland who think that a 'Yes' vote in the 2014 independence referendum would offer significant opportunities for churches and other civic groups to contribute to a better nation and a better world.

  • 22 Feb 2014

    A new report by the STUC, wants both sides in the independence debate to focus on workers' rights, inequality and economic justice.

  • 22 Feb 2014

    A day event is being held at St Ninian's Church, Dundee, on Saturday 22 February 2014, specifically to help Christians reflect on the issues that should be considered before deciding whether to vote Yes or No to the question in the historic September referendum: 'Should Scotland be an independent country?'

  • 17 Feb 2014

    The headlines on the BBC and in other media yesterday evening (16 February 2014) were highlighting comments from current European Commission President José Manuel Barroso, who claims that it will be "difficult, if not impossible" for an independent Scotland to join the European Union.

  • 19 Dec 2013

    Penal reformers have expressed disappointment at a negative ruling from the Court of Session in Scotland on prisoner votes.

  • 8 Dec 2013

    Westminster’s failed economic policy has deepened the challenge of sustainability and would see cuts for many years, says the Scottish Government.

  • 29 Nov 2013

    During the Scottish Parliament debate on the Independence White Paper yesterday, those campaigning for a No vote were challenged to offer an agenda for change.