Ewan Gurr: COP26 and the Threat to Scottish Industries

What an utterly nauseating and polarising experience week one of COP26 has been. Nothing emphasises the overwhelming chasm gradually materialising between our politicians and people more than tens of thousands protesting their environmental concerns on the streets of Glasgow. Meanwhile, ordinary people are locked out of speeches by global leaders, whose Herculean capacity for undermining …

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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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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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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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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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