Green Yes, the Scottish Green Party’s campaign for a Yes vote in the independence referendum, is urging undecided voters in the Peebles area to take part in a question and answer session with three leading commentators.
The event, to be held in Peebles Burgh Hall on Thursday 31 July at 7pm, will feature:
- Louise Batchelor, former environment correspondent for the BBC
- Patrick Harvie MSP, co-convener of the Scottish Greens
- Robin McAlpine of the Jimmy Reid Foundation and Common Weal project
Patrick Harvie MSP said:
“The referendum debate has sparked a very welcome revival of public engagement in politics and I’m really looking forward to hearing from voters in Peebles.…
The American politician, Charles Erwin Wilson, is popularly credited with saying that what is good for General Motors is good for the USA.
That supposed umbilical link between the fortunes of a private commercial company and those of a state or city remains seductive today. Until recently it was commonplace to state that the apparent unending growth of RBS was naturally good for Scotland.
The ongoing troubles of RBS should be a warning.…