21 November 2018Orkney Day of Action 17.11.2018
Orkney SNP members braved a chilly Saturday morning to speak to people in Kirkwall about Brexit and other current issues. The event was intended to publicise the existence of the SNP as a presence in Orkney but also to guage public opinion on current events.
It was felt that the responses were, in the main, very positive. Although there is clearly an uphill struggle to convince some Orcadians that Independence is the way forward, the responses were not hostile and there were many messages of support. It was also clear that the majority are concerned about the likely impact of Brexit and would vote to remain in the EU if given the choice.
It became apparent that many people are still confused about which government spending is the responsibility of Westminster and which is devolved or controlled by the Scottish parliament.
09 October 2018SNP NATIONAL NEWS AND CONFERENCE 2018
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22 July 2018All Under One Banner March in Inverness
ALL UNDER ONE BANNER - MARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE
28 July 2018
Organisers estimated a 14,000 strong turnout for the Inverness march, part of a series if events across Scotland.
A contingent from Orkney travelled down to join the marchers including Mike Robertson who took these pictures. You can see more of his pictures including some familiar Orkney faces here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/soligeo/sets/72157699270765844