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Believe In Scotland +BelieveInScotland
A new initiative that aims to answer the questions people have about Scottish independence in a fair and easy to understand format
 Joined January 2020    www.believeinscotland.org
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  The headlines are dominated by the soaring price of energy that will impact all UK citizens, especially those who are already struggling to survive. Even before the current crisis, over 3 million households were having to choose between heating and eating. What they are not telling us is that across the Channel, it’s a […]The post Fuel Poverty vs Fuel Security: A story of two...
  For the last few weeks the media has been transfixed by a series of sensational easy headline stories – ‘partygate’, Douglas Ross being outed as a lightweight, Prince Andrew losing his titles and court battle – and it’s hard to blame them.  However they have, for the most part, taken their eye off the […]The post Nuclear Energy Financing Bill to force...
  It should come as no surprise that the mainstream media failed to cover another Scottish health service success – its outstanding patient safety record. In testimony before Westminster’s Health Committee last week, Dr. Pelle Gustafson, leading European expert on patient safety and CMO at Swedish Patient Insurer, was asked which country he would hold […]The post Mainstream...
  Why are we even talking about devo max again? In Scotland today, a vote for Labour is first and foremost a vote against self-determination for the people of Scotland. As the demographic trend towards independence continues, the Labour Party in Scotland finds itself battling the Conservatives for a dwindling hard Unionist vote, largely in […]The post Devo Max won’t be on the...
  Planting trees to offset your carbon footprint is easier than you might think and it’s just one of the ways we can all make our own contribution to combatting climate change. You can find Believe in Scotland’s Corporate Grove here. Back in November, Scotland, specifically Glasgow, hosted COP26. At the end of the conference […]The post Believe in Scotland’s independence...
  It’s fair to say that 2021 has not been the most uplifting year. The emergence from Covid restrictions has been difficult and now delayed by the dominance of the Omicron variant; Brexit has brought serious economic damage in its wake and undermined our relationship with our European neighbours; fuel bills have gone though the […]The post There are still reasons to be cheerful this...
Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp and SNP President Michael Russell discuss some of the recent news and big talking points in the campaign for Scottish independence - EU, borders, constitution, currency & more. This interview was pre-recorded.
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  The Scottish parliament is under attack from Westminster.  In 2014 Scotland was promised it would become an equal partner in the Union if it rejected independence. Instead we were dragged out of Europe against our will and are now seeing essential powers being stripped from our parliament. Brexit was a clear message from Westminster […]The post Stopping Westminster’s Brexit...
  Scotland’s NHS is under threat from a Westminster government determined to open up the health service across the UK to privatisation. Although responsibility for health is devolved to the Scottish Parliament Westminster can still change funding arrangements for Scotland’s NHS. The Conservative government at Westminster is obsessed with privatising the NHS. In its desperation to...
  Believe in Scotland’s hugely successful Autumn of Indy action comes to an end this weekend with a week of digital campaigning. Please join is as we would like as many independence supporters as possible to join in and share our campaign messages on social media.    What is the Autumn of Indy Action? On […]The post Why do you #BelieveinScotland ? appeared first on Believe...
  Yesterday’s Scottish Budget included a raft of Wellbeing intiatives among its plans for economic recovery and support for business as Scotland looks ahead to a wider emergence from the pandemic . Believe in Scotland has argued that Wellbeing should be at the core of rebuilding our economy in the wake of the pandemic. Indeed […]The post What the Scottish Budget means for the...
  MOST voters in the UK who expressed a view in a new poll said they support a second referendum on Scottish independence being held before 2024. The Savanta ComRes poll found that, with undecided voters taken out, 54% supported indyref 2 being held during the current term of the Scottish parliament, with 46% against. […]The post Most UK voters support indyref2 being held before 2024...
  The Ipsos MORI poll which yesterday showed support for Yes increase to 55% contained other good news for independence supporters. There was, for instance, a detailed breakdown of how strong support for Yes was in a range of different age groups. Every group except the oldest – over 55 – showed a majority likely […]The post More good news in poll which showed Yes support soar to...
  The first poll on Scottish independence since Believe in Scotland’s Autumn for Indy Action campaign shows support for Yes significantly increasing to 55%. Excluding don’t knows, the poll – carried out by Ipsos MORI for STV during November  – suggests if indyref 2 was held now the 2014 result could be reversed. The 55% […]The post 55% Yes … independence support...
  Flanders has extended the hand of friendship to an independent Scotland by focusing on the ‘’enormous opportunity’’ of a trading partnership. The minister-president of Flanders, Jan Jambon, has said that ports in his region should start preparing as soon as possible for trade with an independent Scotland. Our ports must be ready to become […]The post Scotland’s links to...
  Socialism and Capitalism are dead, they are last centuries outdated ideas. Each has failed because of growing political tribalism, left and right grew so far apart in the 80s that the political elites realised they could rule from the centre-ground. Empty slogans took over, New Labour, Caring Capitalism – they failed because populism is […]The post Rebuilding Scotland: an...
  THE massive job of printing one million pro-independence newspapers produced in a joint project by Believe in Scotland, The National newspaper and the SNP has finished … and now the huge task of distributing them begins. Copies of the eight-page special newspaper will now be delivered by volunteers to a million homes across Scotland. […]The post Massive pro-indy newspaper print run...
  For the last month Believe in Scotland have been working in partnership with the SNP and The National to produce an 8-page newspaper that will be distributed to more than 1 million homes across Scotland in November. This is a co-branded initiative with the three main partners coming together to rethink and reposition independence […]The post Inspirational new indyref2 message to...
  Offshore wind resources in the North Sea will create thousands of jobs and boost Scotland ‘s ambitions to be a world leader in renewable energy through a plan unveiled at COP 26 in Glasgow. The Northern Horizons Project will use floating offshore wind turbines to produce green hydrogen which could fuel vehicles or be […]The post Pioneering North Sea renewables project unveiled at...
  Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has added his name to those within the party who believe it should rethink its opposition to a second referendum on Scottish independence. Labour’s current leader Keir Starmer and Scottish leader Anas Sarwar are both opposed to indyref2, continuing the anti-independence stance the party took as a partner in […]The post Jeremy Corbyn adds to...
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