Voices for Scotland


Voices for Scotland is the campaign arm of the Scottish Independence Convention, formed in April 2019. The organisation is a civic campaign for Scottish independence, with an aim to get support for Scottish independence above 60%[1]

Voices for Scotland
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Formation25 April 2019
FounderScottish Independence Convention
TypeCompany limited by guarantee
Registration no.SC618245
FocusScottish independence
Headquarters5 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 8EJ
Key people
Elaine C Smith, Convener
WebsiteVoices for Scotland

History


The Scottish Independence Convention (SIC) is an cross-party, non partisan group with the aim of bringing together pro-independence parties, groups and organisations to promote the concept and ideals of an independent Scotland. The current conveners is Elaine C. Smith, with vice convener Dave Thompson. The SIC was created in 2005 as a forum for those of all political persuasions and none who support independence, and to be a national catalyst for Scottish independence.[2]

Launch


The organisation was launched in 25 April 2019, setting its aims, relationship with the larger independence referendum, and the research carried out to persuade Scottish residents to back independence.[3]

Organisations


Several organisations participate within Voices for Scotland to ensure a civic, multi-party campaign, such participants include:[4]

See also


References


  1. "About". Voices for Scotland. Retrieved 2019-04-25.
  2. Carrell, Severin (22 June 2012). "The claymore count: the groups fighting for and against Scottish independence". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  3. "Brexit discontent drives new grassroots push for Scottish independence". Reuters. 2019-04-25. Retrieved 2019-04-25.
  4. McAlpine, Robin (18 September 2018). "Announcing a New National Campaign". Bella Caledonia. Bella Caledonia. Retrieved 19 September 2018.