'A time to stand up and be counted'

By Fiona MacGregor

“This is the only issue and this is the only campaign for me. This is the only time I’ll be doing this. I wouldn’t have got involved had it been anything else. It’s just one of those times and one of those issues where I think everybody in the end is going to have to stand up and be counted."

Yes Scotland chief executive Blair Jenkins speaks to Alison Rowat of the Herald and tells her how he progressed from journalism to heading up the campaign of a lifetime. To read the full interview click here.



  • Commenting on the latest Panelbase poll for The Sunday Times and independent radio Heart, Yes Scotland's chief executive, Blair Jenkins, said: "Support for Yes is solid and as we move into the final eight weeks of the campaign we will be working hard to continue the flow of undecided voters to our side.

  • Hot on the heels of Scotland’s biggest LGBT event, Pride Glasgow’s Chief Executive has given his backing for a Yes vote in September.

    Alastair Smith played a significant role in ensuring that last weekend’s event had a turnout of more than 7,000 people and he thinks the prospect of a written constitution that...

  • The first woman to be Lord Provost of Scotland’s capital has urged her former Labour Party colleagues to join the campaign for independence to ensure a fairer and more just nation.

    Eleanor McLaughlin, who was once against devolution because it lacked the powers required by “a proper government”, says she is in no...

  • Ahead of an address in Glasgow by the leader of Plaid Cymru today, Yes Scotland has said that a Yes vote in Scotland will kick-start the process of constitutional reform south of the border and strengthen the UK social union. Leanne Wood AM is expected to tell an audience at the Mitchell Theatre that an independent Scotland...