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Seeing Scotland sidelined at Westminster made me switch to Yes
I was horrified by the result of the 2019 general election. Despite good policies that the SNP MPs put forward, they will fall by the wayside as there is only so much 48 MPs can do in the House of Commons
Brexit and Scotland’s handling of COVID made me switch to Yes
Brexit was the lightbulb moment when I realised Scotland’s voice means nothing at Westminster – but Nicola Sturgeon’s handling of COVID made me switch from No to Yes.
Scotland has great potential to make a big impact on the global stage
Norway, with a similar population size, is a powerhouse. Scotland could easily be where they are, making a big impact on the global stage.
Independence is essential to protect Scotland’s NHS
Being an independent country can protect our NHS from Boris Johnson’s, and other terrible Tory governments that have served Scotland so badly.
I won’t let this Tory Brexit ruin my kids’ future
I regret voting No in 2014. We ended up going through a Brexit referendum with promises of £350 million a week for the NHS on a bus which was a complete lie. There is no benefit to Brexit. I want Scotland to be back in the EU.
Minds are changing as support for independence grows
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.
Small independent countries are among the most successful in the world
Small countries pursuing inclusive, socially responsible, internationalist agendas are among the most successful in the world.
Why I changed from campaigning for Better Together to backing Yes
On the night of 18th September 2014, I was literally jumping for joy seeing the results come in. For months I, along with everyone else in the room, had campaigned passionately for Scotland to stay part of the UK. I felt that Scotland had collectively made the right decision. Since then, I have changed my mind.