UK takes £80 000 000 000 from Scotland

– and then has the cheek to say Scotland is too poor! UK Tax on North Sea Oil and Gas could have been equivalent of £5000 annual windfall for every home in Scotland.  ALBA Party have said that the Chancellor’s raid on the North Sea shows that the UK Government can’t afford Scotland to become… Continue reading UK takes £80 000 000 000 from Scotland

£8 Billion to the UK Treasury

In only 9 months – And Counting. “The Treasury has banked a bumper £8billion windfall from the North Sea in just nine months, according to new research. “Figures published by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce today reveal that offshore operators and licensees have been paying an average of £45.6million in tax per day during… Continue reading £8 Billion to the UK Treasury

ALBA will always stand up

For the people of Scotland, and we will always stand up for Independence. This week I secured a debate in the House of Commons which shone a light on the latest example of Scotland’s massive energy resources, in this case offshore wind, being cabled south, but with Scotland getting very little in return.  No financial… Continue reading ALBA will always stand up

SNP walk out when ALBA speaks up for Scotland

SNP MPs betrayed their real interests on Tuesday in Westminster. Rather than contribute to a debate on Scotland’s renewable energy potential, the SNP left as soon as Alba’s Kenny MacAskill started speaking. If they were interested in Scottish Independence they would have listened to the argument, contributed to the debate, and advanced the cause of… Continue reading SNP walk out when ALBA speaks up for Scotland

ALBA Conference 2022 Leaders’ Speeches

Leading the Conference and the debate on Scottish Independence. Alex Salmond’s closing speech with preamble by Kenny MacAskill. Some of the points raised by Alex in his speech:Why we need a focused election campaign across all parties.Why EFTA is good for Scotland.Why Scottish energy needs to be held in Scottish hands, and benefit the People… Continue reading ALBA Conference 2022 Leaders’ Speeches

ALBA Conference speeches 2022

ALBA delegates deliver powerful speeches to Conference. Three speeches from Fiona Sinclair Fiona Sinclair’s speech to remit back motion five Motion Five: Addictions Policy – Equalities Team. This speech was cut short due to time constraints, but the speech in full is above.Click the arrows button to see the speech full-screen. Fiona Sinclair’s speech to… Continue reading ALBA Conference speeches 2022