Scottish National Party
Cancelling elections because you are afraid you – or your friends – will lose them is abhorrent in any democracy. Nonetheless, both the UK Chancellor and the UK Foreign Secretary appear to be more than flirting with the idea of doing away with the impending European elections.
Not a lot of people know that SNP headquarters holds an extensive archive of the independence movement. One of the most interesting objects we have is the Saltire flown from the window of Winnie Ewing’s train carriage after her by-election victory in 1967.
One of the greatest ironies of the UK’s attempts to leave the EU in a quest to ‘take back control’ is that we have instead seen the power that small, independent countries actually have within the EU.
I have been through times when the party was lucky to secure double figures in opinion polls and times when we swept all before us. But I won’t be content until we reach independence – the state which will make Scotland a normal nation once again.
Scotland has so much to lose from a Brexit it never voted for. A second EU referendum is the best way out of the ever-deepening chaos.
As a weapons system designed for the Cold War, the case for Trident is non-existent in 2019. Nuclear weapons are wrong – strategically, morally and financially. We have consistently opposed Trident and will continue to do so.