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Episode 38: Economic Opportunities

With Kate Forbes. In this Scotland’s Choice episode Drew sits down with Kate Forbes to the discuss economic opportunities for an Independent Scotland. Kate is the MSP for Skye, Lochaber, and Badenoch (which includes Dingwall, the Black Isle, and the Great Glen). Kate is the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy in the Scottish…

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Episode 37: Looking Ahead (Part Two)

Some of the best bits of Scotland’s Choice. Part Two of our special episodes showcasing some of the key points made on Scotland’s Choice. With 2022 set to be a huge year for the independence movement, it’s vital that we familiarise ourselves with the facts. Ahead of us is a year in which plans for…

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Episode 36: Looking Ahead (Part One)

Some of the best bits of Scotland’s Choice. Part One of two special episodes showcasing some of the key points made on Scotland’s Choice. With 2022 set to be a huge year for the independence movement, it’s vital that we familiarise ourselves with the facts. Ahead of us is a year in which plans for…

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Episode 35: Women in Politics

With Hannah Bardell MP and Sally Donald. With Hannah Bardell MP and Sally Donald. According to UN analysis early this year, at the current rate, gender equality in the highest positions of power will not be reached for another 130 years. This shows just how much work is needed to create more gender-balanced and better…

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Episode 34: A View from Stirling

With Alyn Smith MP, and Yes Stirling activists Greg and Gerry. A view from Stirling. In this episode, the first of our Yes Places series, Drew talks with members of the Stirling independence movement about their activism, their views on the route to Independence and the relationship between grassroots activism and political representation. Local Yes…

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Episode 33: Scotland’s Pensions

With Ian Blackford MP. Few areas of policy were more divisive in the lead up to the 2014 Independence Referendum than Pensions. People were told repeatedly that one of the most significant risks of independence was losing pension security and the infamous ‘triple lock’. We know this issue was hugely influential in shaping the views…

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