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
WATCH: Tim Rideout on currency and independence at #SNP19
Key speech at the SNP’s spring conference on 27 April
TIM RIDEOUT addresses the SNP conference in the run up to a vote on Scottish currency, moving Amendment D, which was passed by members and read:
“Delete 33) and replace with:
“conference considers that an SNP Government should take the steps necessary to enable the Scottish Parliament to authorise the preparation of a Scottish Currency as soon as practicable after a vote for Independence with the aim that the currency be ready for introduction as soon as practicable after Independence Day.”