Exclusive: Drugs decriminalisation on the agenda at #SNP19, but no indyref2 motions
Drugs decriminalisation, a Scottish Energy Development Agency and “reserved positions” for minority groups in party candidate selection on the agenda
THE SNP’s annual conference from 13-15 October in Aberdeen comes at a time of flux in British politics, with a General Election now highly likely either at the end of this year or the start of next.
CommonSpace has seen the agenda for the conference - we highlight some of the key motions to be debated, and what’s missing from the agenda.
No #indyref2 motions
In Defence of 2014 - in defence of popular democracy
Kicking off our week of special coverage on the fifth anniversary of the 2014 independence referendum, CommonSpace editor Ben Wray says those who remember fondly the transformative powers of 2014 need to defend popular democracy today, which is under-attack from a concerted effort to extract it from Britain’s body politic forever
IT’S a strange thing to think about the 2014 independence referendum as an item of history.
Indyref at 5: Contribute to our special week of coverage 16-20 September
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THE 2014 independence referendum was a defining moment in Scotland’s history.
A mass grassroots Yes movement exploded in every part of the country and, despite losing the referendum vote, changed Scotland forever.
Five years on from the 18 September referendum, CommonSpace is running a special week of coverage from September 16-20 to mark that historic event.