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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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Leaving the UK should not lead to us joining another union in Europe

David McHutchon, Party Leader Last month, Restore Scotland held its official launch. We aim to serve as a champion for full self-government in Scotland. Our movement is already drawing many to the cause of Scottish independence from among the roughly one million Scots who voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, without there being …

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Ewan Gurr: Why I Am Standing for Dundee West

After years on the margins, I have finally decided to get out of the trenches, onto the battlefield and stand as a candidate for Dundee City West. Earlier this month, a new political party called Restore Scotland was launched, which backs independence for Scotland from the United Kingdom and the European Union. Last week, I …

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Restore Scotland Welcomes ScotRail Nationalisation… Enabled by Leaving the EU!

The Scottish Government Transport Secretary, Michael Matheson announced this week that ScotRail will be nationalised in 2022. Following several years of service disruption and price increases under Abellio, which has bedevilled the lives and livelihoods of people across Scotland, Mr Matheson released a statement indicating it would not be advisable to seek a successor for …

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National and Local Press React to the Launch of Restore Scotland

Great to see coverage in the national press, local press, and blogosphere of the launch of Restore Scotland which took place two days ago. Here are some highlights: Kevin McKenna at The National: New pro-indy party may not be a bad thing for Yes movement Yet, it’s Restore Scotland which, I think, offers the most …

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Restore Scotland Launched Today!

Today, 17 March 2021, Restore Scotland officially launch as Scotland’s newest political party. Founded in 2020 and registered with the Electoral Commission in 2021, the party stands for Scottish independence from the United Kingdom and European Union. The launch, which will be online due to current lockdown restrictions, will feature interviews with a small number …

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The Upcoming Launch of Restore Scotland: Update

Updated on 13 March 2021. The official launch of Restore Scotland is scheduled to take place online on Wednesday, 17 March 2021. You will be able to a access a link to the launch via the homepage of our website. Following the launch, in the run up to the Holyrood elections on 6 May, we …

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