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E40: Devo Max – With Pete Wishart MP, Kirsten Oswald MP and Activist Michael Sturrock

There are few words so synonymous with Scottish Independence than the phrase Devo Max.

Over the years, Devolution Max – a full fiscal autonomy alternative to Independence has been floated by many a unionist. Unsurprisingly, their Devo Max musings always seem to coincide with growing support in the polls for Scottish Independence.

Like clockwork, when there is a rise in the polls for support for Independence, devo max is touted by union supporters.

Devo Max doesn’t reflect our nation’s interests and nor will it deal with the significant impacts being tethered to a broken Westminster have on Scottish families and our economy. Yet it is has become a favourite party trick of those who do not support Scottish Independence.

In this week’s episode of Scotland’s Choice, we explore the Devo Max question.

Joining Drew to chat all things Devo Max is SNP Stalwart, Peter Wishart MP, the SNP Westminster Deputy Leader Kirsten Oswald MP and No to Yes Campaigner, Michael Sturrock.

Kirsten Oswald has been the Member of Parliament for East Renfrewshire since 2015 and has served as SNP Westminster Deputy Leader since 2020. You can follow Kirsten on Twitter or visit her website

Pete Wishart is the SNP’s longest-serving Member of Parliament, having served the people of Perth and North Perthshire since 2001. You can catch Pete over on Twitter or visit his website

Michael Sturrock previously joined Drew on Scotland’s Choice to discuss his personal journey from No to Yes and we are delighted to have him back on the podcast. Michael founded the No to Yes campaign site. You can catch Michael on Twitter here

Catch up with other episodes of Scotland’s Choice here

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