In an interview with Talk TV Alex Salmond, the leader of the ALBA Party, gives his frank views on the SNP leadership campaign and candidates. In his characteristically pawky style Alex gets his points across – The measured and statesman-like stance of Alex Salmond, in the week of the third anniversary of his acquittal on… Continue reading Alex Salmond comments on the SNP Leadership campaign
ALBA call on SNP Leadership Candidates to back Self-Determination Bill
ALBA PARTY Westminster Leader Neale Hanvey MP has urged the contenders in the SNP leadership race to back his parliamentary initiatives that seek to transfer powers to the Scottish Parliament to facilitate a referendum on independence. Hanvey says that support by the SNP leadership candidates would “unite the independence movement in common cause”. He has… Continue reading ALBA call on SNP Leadership Candidates to back Self-Determination Bill
Food inflation is highest on record
A survey by Kantar shows that inflation on food has reached the highest it has on record, 17.1%. On an annual food bill of about £90 per week, that translates into an extra £16 per week. Once again it is the poorest in society who are suffering the most. According to the Office for National… Continue reading Food inflation is highest on record
Charlie Abel would like to thank you!
Our campaign to elect Charlie Abel as Councillor for Dyce, Bucksburn and Danestone was not successful – this time! Our campaign team were brilliant – couldn’t ask for better! Local campaigners were joined by Alba activists from across Scotland, keen to share with voters the advantages which Scotland would enjoy as an independent country. As… Continue reading Charlie Abel would like to thank you!
Aberdeen is a magnet for new Green Energy tech development
Promising new green tech company sHYp have taken premises in Aberdeen to develop their Green Hydrogen from Wind Power technology. Fast-growing green hydrogen technology start-up sHYp has moved into offices and laboratory space at The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen with plans to expand to five staff on site by summer. The move gives sHYp… Continue reading Aberdeen is a magnet for new Green Energy tech development
Charlie has a new member of his campaign team!
Finley has offered his four paws and a cheeky bark to bolster Charlie’s campaign! Alba’s Aberdeen campaigners have been on the campaign trail for weeks talking to voters and listening to what they think of politics today. Finley has come over the sea – from Skye! More than once Charlie’s heard the comment “Yer ‘a… Continue reading Charlie has a new member of his campaign team!
Investment in Scottish economy stronger than UK
Respected business insiders KPMG have announced that Scotland had registered a 69% increase in investment in mid-sized companies last year, compared to a 19% drop in the rest of the UK. This is due in no small part to the difference between Scotland’s economy and that of the rest of the UK. The strategic change… Continue reading Investment in Scottish economy stronger than UK
Energy Rich Scotland – Fuel Poor Scots
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
Scotland should control its own Renewable Energy
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
Independence Convention required so Scotland doesn’t return to Labour mediocrity
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