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Annual Congress, NEC Elections and Constitutional Amendments

Restore Scotland will hold its first National Congress in Dundee on Saturday, 2 October 2021. Congress will be open to all party members. According to Brian Nugent, Secretary of the party, “Restore Scotland’s unique selling point is that the party wants Scotland to be independent of both the UK and the EU.  This double-out position …

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Ewan Gurr: The Tragic Aftermath of a Tragic Morning

On Tuesday 11 September 2001, French brothers Jules Clément Naudet and Thomas Gédéon Naudet were shooting documentary footage of routine checks performed by the New York City Fire Department in Lower Manhattan. Little did Jules know, the trivial nature of his footage would embody global significance. At 8:46am, he captured the clearest footage of American Airlines’ …

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Kevin McKenna, Annemarie Ward and Jim Fairlie Snr. Speak at Historic First Glasgow Branch Meeting of Restore Scotland

Following successful launches of our Dundee and Aberdeenshire branches, Restore Scotland held its very first ever branch meeting in Glasgow on 29 July 2021, at O’Neill’s Bar near Glasgow Central Station. At the event, seven speakers addressed a range of topics, including the defence of Scotland’s national sovereignty; the SNP’s assault of free speech; the …

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The Coalition Will Hurt the SNP, not the Far-Woke Greens

The typical consensus is that coalition governments do the junior partners no favours. With the SNP having danced for years to a tune of Patrick Harvie’s choosing, it seems reasonable to assume that today’s announcement of an Scottish Greens-SNP hookup may prove to be an exception. With its prioritisation of transgender over all other group …

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The COVID Tyranny Continues…

Restore Scotland has at its heart the value of “The defence of Individual Liberties”. We could understand individual liberties as Civil Rights: the rights (and subsequent responsibilities) inalienable to an individual as they exist within a community. The defence of these is fundamental to the modern liberal democratic tradition. In fact, I would go so …

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The Island Bonus Scheme: Just a stunt?

If the Scottish Government believes that Island Bonus Scheme is the answer, then what is the question? The main problems on the islands are depopulation, access to housing, transport, poor digital infrastructure and limited employment opportunities. Each island group is different to the others and each individual island itself is different to any other. Of …

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Your Vote Made a Difference!

This is just a brief personal note to say thank you to everyone who voted for Restore Scotland on Thursday. We also would like to extend our congratulations to all the candidates in the North East and Highlands & Islands for contesting a groundbreaking election. Despite having only been registered as a political party in …

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‘Fresh Thinking on Scotland’s Future’: Restore Scotland manifesto, Holyrood 2021

Key policies: Full, sovereign independence from UK and EU; Robust defence of civil liberties; Radical action to end poverty and drug deaths. The Restore Scotland Party has launched its manifesto for Holyrood 2021, setting out fresh thinking on sovereignty, civil liberties and welfare issues. Commenting ahead of today’s manifesto launch, Party Leader David McHutchon said: …

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Leaving EU leaves Scotland with more powers

Professor Vernon Bogdanor, noted professor of government at King’s College, London, has argued strongly that the SNP slogan Independence in Europe is a misnomer, saying being in the EU would leave Scots with less control over their affairs than they currently have in the UK. While the crux of Bogdanor’s article is that Scotland should …

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BBC Radio Shetland meets Brian Nugent

Restore Scotland candidate Brian Nugent speaks to BBC Radio Scotland about his vision for Shetland, our unique ‘double oot’ position and our support of freedom of speech.

Press release: Vaccine incompetence shows Scotland better off outside the EU

RESTORE SCOTLAND PARTY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday 5 April 2021 EU incompetence, obfuscation and bickering over vaccines shows exactly why Scotland should not pursue EU membership after independence, an MSP candidate for Shetland has said. Brian Nugent, Shetland and Highlands and Islands Regional candidate for Restore Scotland, accuses Brussels of making “an absolute mess” of …

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