WATCH: George Kerevan speaks ahead of crunch currency vote at #SNP19
Activists have proposed amendments to SNP leadership motion which would seek to remove the controversial six tests on establishing a Scottish currency
COMMONSPACE editor Ben Wray caught up with George Kerevan, former SNP MP, ahead of the debate on the SNP's position on an independent Scottish currency at the SNP Spring Conference 2019.
Petition calls on Scottish Govt to issue Unexplained Wealth Order on Donald Trump
First Unexplained Wealth Order was issued earlier this month
A US-BASED global activism group has started a petition to back former SNP MP George Kerevan’s call for the Scottish Government to issue an Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) on US President Donald Trump.
‘Let’s fill Edinburgh’: ANC Scotland prepares for weekend of action in solidarity with Catalan prisoners and exiles
Campaign launched for Scottish citizens to offer free accommodation to visiting Catalans
FOLLOWING the withdrawal of the European Arrest Warrants for Clara Ponsati and all other Catalan politicians sought by the Spanish authorities, the grassroots solidarity organisation Catalan National Assembly (ANC) Scotland has announced a series of actions across Edinburgh this weekend to show support for Catalan political prisoners and exiles.
‘Naïve’ Growth Commission policies won’t improve Scottish growth or productivity, pro-indy economists argue
Articles published by George Kerevan, Jim Cuthbert, Tommy Sheppard MP, Chris Stephens MP, Carolyn Leckie, Maggie Chapman, Colin Fox, Cat Boyd and Jim Sillars on the Growth Commission
TWO pro-independence economists have published articles criticising the central tenets of the SNP’s Growth Commission report, saying its policy prescriptions would not deliver increased growth or productivity for an independent Scotland.
CommonSpace Forum 30 July: Where now for Catalan Independence?
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ON THE day former Catalan Education Minister Clara Ponsati begins a trial in Edinburgh over an attempt by Spain to extradite her on charges which include the ancient law of Treason for her part in the Catalan independence referendum, CommonSpace hosts a forum to discuss where now for the Catalan independence movement:
#SNP18 votes unanimously to create a Scottish National Infrastructure Company
Campaigners welcome the endorsement of SNP grassroots, despite an attempt to remit back the resolution
THE SNP CONFERENCE in Aberdeen today [8 June] voted overwhelmingly to support the creation of a Scottish National Infrastructure Company (SNIC), a public alternative to private sector involvement in the creation of major infrastructure projects such as schools, hospitals and roads.
Economy debate at #SNP18: ‘If we don’t have our own currency we are at the mercy of the banks,’ Kerevan says
Loud cheers for Kerevan’s criticism of Growth Commission currency proposals
FORMER SNP MP and economist George Kerevan told an SNP fringe meeting that “if we don’t have our own currency we are at the mercy of the banks”, during a debate on independence and the Scottish economy.