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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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Restore Scotland Party Registration Approved by the Electoral Commission

We are pleased to announce that the UK Electoral Commission approved Restore Scotland’s application to become a registered political party on 12 January 2021.  As part of the process, the party was required to submit its constitution, financial plans, and proposed name and emblem.  The decision will allow the party to contest the forthcoming Scottish …

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Interim Committee Approves Party Constitution

On 14 November 2020, in the year of the 700th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath, the Interim Committee of Restore Scotland approved the first Constitution of the Party. The Constitution puts forward the key foundational beliefs of the Party, namely “That Scotland has the right to self-determination and the pursuit of …

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