The loss of a state asset and the loss of jobs Main article first published on YoursForScotland.com Offshore wind should see Scotland benefit from its natural resource and it’s people have access to affordable fuel. Moreover, it should provide for Scottish businesses to benefit from its location and create jobs for Scottish workers. This is… Continue reading Energy Rich Scotland – Fuel Poor Scots
Kenny MacAskill The ALBA Depute Leader Kenny MacAskill MP has revealed the full extent of the foreign ownership of Scotland’s renewable energy assets by state owned energy companies with countries including China, the United Arab Emirates, France, Sweden, Norway and Ireland all profiting from Scotland’s massive energy resources in the Offshore wind sector. Local councils through the planning process have their… Continue reading Scotland should control its own Renewable Energy
An independence convention of all independence-supporting representatives and civic society is required in order to get the independence movement back on track. The call has came from the General Secretary of Alex Salmond’s ALBA Party. Commenting today Chris McEleny has said that “ It’s time for the independence movement to start focusing on the people’s… Continue reading Independence Convention required so Scotland doesn’t return to Labour mediocrity
Pro independence Alba Party have demanded that a former Labour Minister apologises for supporting the Iraq war as he attempts a comeback to front line politics. Former Minister in the Blair Government Douglas Alexander has been selected to contest the East Lothian Constituency at the next UK Parliament election. The seat is currently held by… Continue reading ALBA demand former Labour Minister apologises for support of Iraq War
Commenting on Nicola Sturgeon’s resignation former First Minister Alex Salmond said: “There has been no question of Nicola’s talents as a first rate political communicator and election winner and having been there I feel for her personally on the day of her resignation. There are two questions for the future. One is that the movement… Continue reading Alex Salmond Statement on Nicola Sturgeon’s Resignation
Unsurprisingly she has not done so in the most effective way she could have – to provoke a Scottish Election as a plebiscite on Independence. Her reasons, she claims, are personal. No acknowledgement of her failures. She’s going for other reasons. The list is endless and shaming. Not a mention in her speech of the… Continue reading Nicola Sturgeon has resigned.
In a relaxed speech Alex Salmond reveals the depth of his thinking on Scottish Independence Alex Salmond only appears relaxed. As he says in his speech, you have to work for Scottish Independence every single day. And because he’s done that, he has the facts, the arguments, the case, all at his fingertips. Alex Salmond… Continue reading Alex Salmond with Charlie Abel
SNP voter shocked to see a candidate at his door. Guess who? Charlie of course! Local issues: What folks are telling Charlie on the doorstep. The full event.
Tonight’s Wee Alba Book event was a big success! A keen audience of voters for the Dyce, Bucksburn and Thanestone by-election were inspired by speeches from Alex Salmond and Charlie Abel, covering issues from the local to the national, including the future for Aberdeen and the oil industry. More details to follow.
Publisher of P & J cutting 300 staff The Dundee-based publisher paid £24 million in dividends to shareholders last year, yet is justifying the redundancies by claiming it needs to fill a £10 million budget shortfall. Half the redundancies will fall on titles bought in 2018 from a Colchester-based company, which does raise questions about… Continue reading Job losses at D C Thomson