AGM 10/01/21

AGM 10/01/21

The postponed AGM is set to go ahead online by Zoom this coming Sunday at 10:00 hrs GMT. The connection details will be sent to all current members via email.

The meeting is open to all but we would ask that due to the extraordinary nature of the meeting being online and that this is the first time we have attempted this, that the meeting be attended by fully paid up members only. This will make the meeting more manageable. Only members are eligible to vote.

There …

Read More »

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all of our members both new and old. 2020 was a very difficult year for a lot of people, but was a good one for the party as a whole.

Let’s hope that this year brings us much better and happier times as we continue to watch our party grow and succeed in all we really want.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stef Johnstone
Deputy Party Leader

Read More »

A Christmas Message

A Christmas Message

I think we can all agree that 2020 has been an annus horribilis for anyone who cares about Liberty.

It may even well have been for those who do not care about liberty, but they lack the ability or willingness to recognise it. It’s a depressing realisation when it dawns on you that most of your fellow Scots, despite their vocal assertions, don’t much care for freedom.

What they do want, is to be taken care of as one would take care of a child or even …

Read More »

Aberdeen Councillor Flying the Flag of Liberty

Aberdeen Councillor Flying the Flag of Liberty

It is with great pleasure I am proud to announce another landmark event in the history of the Scottish Libertarian Party. Our first sitting councillor.

Sandy Wallace (a stout surname I think we can agree) , represents  Ward 18 Stonehaven and Lower Deeside and serves on the Aberdeen Community Planning Board, The Regulation of Private Renting Sub – Committee and the Sustainability Committee (that’s enough committees, Ed.) to name but a few. Sandy has joined us from the Scottish Conservatives of which he has been a …

Read More »

A Call to Action

A Call to Action

The Scottish Libertarian Party is growing fast and we urgently need the following…

Area Organisers to help coordinate party activity and meet up groups in their locality.

If you are in Glasgow/Lanarks, Inverness, Dumfries, Borders, Stirling/ Falkirk or Perth we need a committed activist in each of those areas.

Also we have begun compiling our list of Regional PSPCs for the Scottish Elections in 2021 and keen to hear from anyone willing to be a candidate on the Regional lists.

We need your help to change the Scottish political …

Read More »

Welcome to Our New Members

Welcome to Our New Members

Membership of our party has grown quickly over the past few weeks and we extend our welcome to all who have joined.

While this is great news for us as a party, it is also a reflection on the fact that individual liberty, freedom of conscience, speech and expression have never been under greater threat in our country’s modern history.

There never has been a more crucial time to join us in our fight. Activists are the lifeblood of any movement and we encourage new members to …

Read More »

Hope for Aberdeen

Hope for Aberdeen

Bryce Hope SLP

To my fellow freedom fighters,

Thank you for welcoming me into your organisation. I am currently running as SLP candidate for in the by-election for Nigg, Cove and Kincorth in Aberdeen and I wanted to introduce myself.

I was born in Inverness and raised in the sprawling landscapes of the Cairngorms. I moved to Aberdeen in 2010 to study my way to success. I attended Aberdeen College (now NESCol) and University of Aberdeen, finishing with a Masters in music composition. During this time I have …

Read More »

Free To Disagree : The SLP Support Dr. Waiton’s Campaign

Free To Disagree : The SLP Support Dr. Waiton’s Campaign

 

“I’m not aware of any liberal democracy that has got a bill that is as unbelievably authoritarian as this one.”  Dr. Stuart Waiton

Many of you may know the SNP and in particular the “Justice” Minister Humza Yousaf are determined to introduce their latest assault on individual liberty, The Hate Crime Bill.

See the previous article on this website for more details here:

scottishlibertarians.com/how-fail-at-writing-laws-a-guide-by-the-snp/

Dr. Stuart Waiton of Abertay University, a fellow traveler in the march against authoritarianism who did sterling work opposing the equally insidious Named Person legislation, has …

Read More »

Deputy Leader Smashes Return Record in Kilmarnock

Deputy Leader Smashes Return Record in Kilmarnock

Congratulations to Steff Johnstone for her fantastic result in Kilmarnock and Loudoun.

A whopping 405 votes beats the party record in any election so far by a huge margin.

Steff has achieved this result with extremely hard work and effort under exceptionally difficult conditions.

Well done!

 

Take a Day off.

 

Tam Laird

Leader

 

Read More »

AGM Minutes: 2019

AGM Minutes: 2019

AGM Minutes: 14th September 2019

AGM Opened – Procedure reminder from Chair Andrew Coventry:

Welcome to Scottish Libertarian Party’s Annual General Meeting on Saturday 14th September 2019. Reminder to all members in attendance that this meeting is a legal requirement and for all to be respectful and mindful of one another, and that only 1 person to be speaking at any one point.

 

Opening Speech from Deputy Leader Stef Johnstone:

“Thank you, everyone, for coming along to this year’s AGM for the Scottish Libertarian Party.
This past year has been …

Read More »