scottish independence

  • August 14, 2014

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

  • July 28, 2014

    Representatives of Scotland’s religious communities have come together to consider the role they wish to play in Scottish society.

  • July 22, 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.

  • May 19, 2014

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

  • May 12, 2014

    The Rev John Chalmers, Moderator Designate of the Church of Scotland, is to conduct a reconciliation service three days after the referendum on Scottish independence.

  • April 25, 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.

  • March 15, 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.

  • March 5, 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.

  • February 26, 2014

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

  • February 24, 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.