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

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

Scotland should export power, not jobs…

Jobs and industry go where the resources are. Scotland has 25% of European renewable energy resources. Westminster has set things up so that the energy from North Sea Offshore Wind will connect to the North East of England. Levelling up in England should not impoverish Scotland. A quick look at the map will make it… Continue reading Scotland should export power, not jobs…

Hydrogen – part of Scotland’s future?

Hydrogen can be made by passing electricity through water – an ideal use for extra electricity produced from windfarms. Spanish companies can sign deals to sell Hydrogen as fuel – why can’t Scottish companies? Scotland’s windfarms are regularly asked to shut down turbines because the UK doesn’t ‘need’ their power due to the crazy ‘market‘… Continue reading Hydrogen – part of Scotland’s future?