Ewan McGregor now says YES to Scottish independence. “Enough’s enough. After the Brexit vote, I’ve changed my tune about it.”
Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale says a referendum is coming: “If you look at current independence polling, there has been a considerable shift from No to Yes.”
The UK, with its Houses of Commons and Lords and its antiquated view of its own identity, is not minded to progressive reform – but in Scotland we have a chance to do exactly that.
If a majority of MSPs elected to Holyrood next year back a referendum, no UK Government has the right to block the will of the people.
Professor John Curtice says that an SNP win in 2021 would mean “it will be difficult to avoid another referendum within a two or three year period”.
Scotland must have a choice, and we will have a choice on our own future.
Scotland has the talent, the resources and the creativity we need to make the most of our economic potential. But we also need the powers to make that potential a reality.
We learned today that Michael Gove has held private talks with figures across politics in a last-ditch bid to save the Union.
Why we need a referendum on Scotland's future
Westminster isn’t working for Scotland. We’ve been ignored too often. It’s time for a fresh start – to choose a different and better path. As an independent country, Scotland’s future will be in Scotland’s hands. Together, we can make Scotland the country we all know it can be. Sign below to pledge your support.