'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.
A schools debate in the heart of Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont’s Glasgow constituency has resulted in a win for Yes.
Ms Lamont was up against fellow Glasgow MSP and External Affairs and International Development Minister Humza Yousaf at the seventh annual St Andrew’s Day political debate hosted by St Paul’s School in Pollok on Glasgow’s southside.
by Angus Millar
Childcare for families with young children in Scotland would almost double with independence, under plans set out by the Scottish Government in the landmark White Paper on Independence, published yesterday.
The document, Scotland’s Future, explains fully how Scotland will become an independent country and sets out the current Scottish Government’s ideas for how to use the powers of independence to make this country a better place to live.
A new and better path forward for Scotland has been set out as the Scottish Government unveiled Scotland’s Future, its vision of an independent Scotland, in Glasgow today.
Here are the key answers from the Scottish Government's guide to an independent Scotland, Scotland's Future.