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Pensioners4Indy is a group of Pension age Scots, actively campaigning to help other pensioners to be informed about the benefits of Scottish Independence
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This month, Glasgow Pensioners for Indy group invited Roger Mullin to their online meeting. Roger Mullin is a long-standing campaigner for Scottish independence. He was MP for Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath the seat formerly held by one Gordon Brown. Between 2015-2017 Roger was the Westminster Treasury Spokesman for SNP. He was also the first UK Parliamentarian to enter […]The post...
A couple of months back we let you see some photos of the Glasgow Group’s Indy Trailer under construction. When it was completed we took it out for a trial run: And now the first of our banners are in place and we’re ready to take it on the campaign trail. Our thanks go to […]The post Indy Trailer: We’re On The Road! appeared first on Pensioners for Independence.
Now that Covid restrictions have been eased, Pensioners for Indy have been getting out and about again and were there in force for the Believe in Scotland Sept 18th Day of Action last Saturday. Here’s what been going on…. Edinburgh & Lothians group The stall was set out on Saturday and had a visit from […]The post Day of Action & Local Groups’ Round-Up appeared...
The NYN Newsletter came out this week and features a snippet about our Greater Glasgow stall team. And lots of other items: Scottish Diaspora …. registering your local group …. Yessers Out and About…Scottish Independence Foundation. Or download the whole thing. Click here.The post National Yes Network Newsletter appeared first on Pensioners for Independence.
A couple of months back we sent out a news flash to our mailing list with details of the offer from Scottish Independence Foundation (SIF) to fund converting a trailer into an Indy Trailer. Since then Alan Logue, of Greater Glasgow Pensioners for Indy, successfully applied to SIF and he’s now in the process of […]The post Glasgow P4Indy Indy Trailer appeared first on Pensioners for...
Our Speaker Last month, our Greater Glasgow group asked Dr Paul Gillespie to join them. He talked about Scotland and Ireland, comparing and contrasting our two nations : constitutionally, economically, politically and historically. That’s a pretty extensive remit for an hour or so’s meeting but they made a good start! Paul Gillespie is a former […]The post Scotland &...
Last month Yes Kirkintilloch, Lenzie and the Villages brought together a panel of experts to talk about pensions in an independent Scotland. This is an important topic given that so many pension-age Scots are not yet convinced about independence. IndyLive Radio recorded the event and we’re taking advantage of their on-demand platform to bring you […]The post Pensions in an Independent...
From Jean of our Edinburgh and Lothian Group: We were very happy to get back out on the streets in Edinburgh after so long away. We had a fine day near the farmer’s market beneath the Castle. We attached our banners and posters to the railings and stood socially distanced, showing our flag to many […]The post Back Out On the Streets Campaigning appeared first on Pensioners for...
Robert (Andy) Anderson has spent some of his time during lockdown creating videos on various aspects of Scotland’s journey to reclaim Independence. In the latest one he looks at what national debt we might have the day after independence. If you missed his earlier videos, they’re included in this gallery. Just click on any of […]The post Videos for Independence… appeared...
Dr Paul Gillespie, of University College Dublin will be talking about The Union, Unity, Brexit, Ireland, Scotland and Independence. Followed by Q&As. Open to all.
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George Gunn has been writer-in-residence for the Orkney Islands Council and the Scottish Poetry Library in Ullapool. He is well known as a playwright, with over 50 productions for stage and radio. From 1992 to 2010 he was Artistic Director of Grey Coast Theatre Company, which he co-founded. He has produced several series for BBC Radio Scotland and Radio 4. Here he speaks to Edinburgh & Lothians...
Scottish Parliamentary elections involve two votes, cast at the same time on the same day, one for a constituency MSP, using first past the post, and one for a Party List MSP, calculated using a modified D'Hondt system. Tony Grahame takes Glasgow P4Indy members through the arithmetic of how the D'Hondt calculations are done. And asks what the political strategy is likely to produce the highest...
Dr Kirsty Hughes is Director and founder of the Scottish Centre on European Relations. A researcher, writer and commentator on European politics and policy, she has worked at a number of leading European think tanks. Here she talks to the Edinburgh & Lothians Pensioners for Independence Group about how the UK Brexit Deal is impacting on Scotland.
Greater Glasgow P4Indy group invited journalist and commentator Ruth Wishart to their Jan 2021 meeting. As well being a very talented writer and broadcaster, Ruth is of the older generation. She spoke on the topic of why the Boomers' generation is important in the campaign for Scottish independence. But also why they are not important. If that has intrigued you, listen to her here.
Not stopped by Covid restrictions, Glasgow Pensioners for Independence held a virtual Burns Supper attended by over 40 people from all over Scotland, and even one from Boston, Massachussetts! As well as the traditional poems and speeches, we had a few songs, some music and an Open Mike section.
Craig Berry is the convenor of the Commonweal Group within the Scottish National Party. Here he is talking to and answering questions from members of the Edinburgh & Lothians Group of Pensioners for Independence.
Andy Anderson is a champion of creating a clean currency for an independent Scotland. Here he outlines his ideas on currency and the reasoning behind them to Greater Glasgow Pensioners4Indy. Followed by Q&As.First broadcast by IndyLive Radio on 18 Nov 2020 in the Pensioners for Independence Podcast Series
Peter Bell is a prolific blogger in support of Scottish independence. His blog is at ihavequestions.scot Here he talks to Edinburgh & Lothian Pensioners for Independence about where we are now in the campaign to reinstate Scotland as an independent nation state.Broadcast by IndyLive Radio on 27Oct 2020
Cliff Purvis is an UK Army Veteran and an enthusiastic supporter of Scottish Independence. He speaks to Yes Groups regularly and helps run the Veterans for Scottish Independence 2.0 Group.Here he is speaking to the Edinburgh & Lothians Pensioners for Indy Group. To be broadcast as a P4Indy Podcast in October 2020.
The implications of the UK Single Market Bill currently being debated in Westminster are far-reaching & appalling. It is immensely important that people understand how safeguards for food, manufacturing and imports will be dismantled under this Bill. Heather Anderson is a former MEP, currently a councillor in the Scottish Borders and runs an organic farm. Here she speaks to members of Edinburgh...
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