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Alliance for Action

The answer to the question on how to get Independence used to be to vote for the SNP. However, their recent record in Westminster and the Scottish Parliament has led to much division on the Yes side. Disenchanted Yes voters now have many more options. Other independence supporting parties include the Scottish Greens, Alba Party, …

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Sovereignty Backs the Full and Immediate Repeal of the Hate Crime Act

In a democratic society, protecting freedom of expression, which includes speech you or I may adjudge to be hateful, is a cornerstone of individual liberty. In the attempt to address harms caused by so-called hate speech, the Hate Crimes and Public Order Act fundamentally undermines the longstanding presumption in Scots Law in favour of free …

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Exclusion, discipline required for learning

“Violence in the classroom is unacceptable, a way has to be found to make the classroom a place of learning,” said David McHutchon, leader of Sovereignty. “The EIS has publicised data about violence on teachers in Aberdeen.  Political parties are reacting as if Aberdeen is a problem area that has suddenly appeared.  Violence, increasing over …

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Humza Confuses the Independence Issue Further

The SNP was formed almost 90 years ago. No one should be surprised that they wanted independence, that was a founding principle in 1934. That was then, and for a long time after, but now? Election time sees Independence wheeled out, the SNP win an election mandate, and then nothing is done. After several recent …

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Winnie Ewing RIP

In 1967, when Winnie won the Hamilton by-election, she famously said, ‘Stop the World, Scotland wants to get on’. The win was the start of the rise of the SNP with Independence becoming an election issue. Winnie is the only politician to have been a member of the Westminster Parliament, the European Parliament and the …

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Sovereignty Stands with Our Coastal Communities in Opposing the Scottish Government’s HPMA Proposals

“Sovereignty stands with the Scottish coastal communities in opposing the Scottish Government’s plans for Highly Protected Marine Areas.” The Scottish Government’s HPMA proposals will undoubtedly do major damage to coastal communities, if implemented; they must be fought and defeated. As usual, our urban elite are showing blatant disregard for who make their living off the …

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Our Oil Industry Must Be Protected

“Sovereignty believes that the Scottish Greens are a danger to the Scottish oil industry and the many oil related jobs, direct and indirect, that society will be using oil products for another 50 years until non-oil replacements are in place, that the oil industry in Scottish waters must be protected, and where appropriate new oil …

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Statement on Gender Recognition Reform and the Use of Section 35

As a party, we wish to reaffirm our opposition to the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill (GRR). By removing medical supervision, and extending eligibility for a Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC) to anyone aged 16 or over who self-identifies as the opposite sex, the safety of women and children is compromised as well as diminishing support …

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A Prospectus for Dependency

Across the world, national independence movements have invariably achieved their end without without the need for a prospectus. In fact, it’s a curious device, a sort of election manifesto for the indefinite future, certain to date hard and fast. ‘Building a New Scotland’ is an oddly singular vision, derived not as a result of any …

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