Let Battle Commence

Let Battle Commence

Finally a great and Historic moment has arived for the Scottish Libertarian Party.

We are proud to announce our candidates for the Scottish Parliamentary Elections on May 5th 2016.

The candidates and regions/constituency are as follows:

Alan Findlay (Leader) – West Scotland

 

Tom Laird (Dep) – Edinburgh Central (Constituency)

 

Calum Paul – Mid Scotland and Fife

 

 

Derek Scott – North East of Scotland

 

Get out there and support your candidate. Whether by voting for them if you  fall within the region. Or by offering to help out with campaigning, leafleting, or any …

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A Clarion Call

A Clarion Call

As many of you know Elections for the Scottish Parliament are to take place on 5th May 2016. Many of you out there may not know that the Scottish Libertarian Party intend to put up candidates for this election. The number of candidates, who they will be and in which constituency they will stand has not yet been finalised. (Watch this space.) Some of these factors, if not most, will come down to funding. (More of which ..later.)

The Scottish Libertarian movement is a broad church …

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Gay Marriage & The Role Of Government

Gay Marriage & The Role Of Government

The Scottish Government have announced that they will introduce new legislation which will allow gay marriage as early as 2015. The real question is whether we need government approval. Do we need a new law allowing for gay marriage?

The only reason that amendments to the law need to be made by the Scottish Government is because they have far too much involvement in the voluntary contract of marriage as it is.

The Scottish Libertarian Party welcomes gay people being accepted and congratulates the SNP for recognising …

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July Edinburgh Libertarian Meetup

July Edinburgh Libertarian Meetup

Edinburgh Libertarian Meetup, at 2pm, Sunday 15th of July 2012.

The Cloisters,
26 Brougham Street,
Edinburgh
EH3 9JH

Map Link

General Libertarian Meetup
Updates on the Scottish Libertarian Party
Campaign Plans.

 

 

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Glasgow June Libertarian Meetup

 

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Glasgow Libertarian Meetup, at 7pm, Saturday 9th June 2012.

 

The Counting House (Wetherspoon’s)
Vincent Place
Glasgow

 

Facebook Link

This will be a general social meetup.

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Email and web use ‘to be watched’ By GCHQ – Party Statement

Scottish Libertarians reject and utterly condemn ongoing attempts by the Home Office to further chip away at the civil liberties of British citizens, both in Scotland and the United Kingdom at large.

This bill would give licence to GCHQ to tap phones, eavesdrop on private conversations, and track internet usage of anyone who might fall under Parliament’s capricious definition of thoughtcrime.

Too often has the risk of terrorism been used by Tory and Labour governments as an excuse to strip UK residents of their right to privacy, …

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A Message from the Party Leader

A Message from the Party Leader

And here…we…GO!

The first hurdle is now behind us and the future awaits us. After a long period of building the fundamentals of our organization, the official positions for the National Executive Committee have been filled as follows:

LEADER: Daniel Logan-Scott (myself)
CHAIRMAN: Barry Lyndon
TREASURER: John Watson
COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER: Indie Venture
MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY: Nicholas Kriisa

On these foundations we intend to grow our movement into a fully fledged party. I know a lot of folk are eager to move right in, but there is some trench digging and cement pouring to …

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Formation Process Meetup Elects Leaders

On March the 21st, an online meetup was held among activists involved in the formation of the Scottish Libertarians as a political party. The online meetup via skype resulted in the election of the following individuals to the positions indicated below:

Leader: Logan Scott
Chairman: Barry Lyndon
Treasurer: John Watson
Media/Communications: Indie Venture
Membership Secretary: Nicholas Kriisa

*THESE POSITIONS WILL BE OPEN TO CHALLENGES AT THE FIRST AGM OF THE PARTY IN APPROXIMATELY ONE YEARS TIME*

 

 

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Another Small Step Forward In Creating Scottish Libertarians Party

Formation stage of the Scottish Libertarians is nearly over with final meeting(s) being held over the next week. We hope with in the next few weeks to announce the new Scottish Libertarians (to be) party constitution and team which will leader the party for the next year. To get involved in in the formation process please join us on facebook

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Formation Process For Scottish Libertarians Political Party

Formation process framework is now available. In brief the formation process sets out basic rules of the party until the legal registration of the Scottish Libertarian Party. The formation consitution sets out the following.

Officer roles and condition for membership.
Condition of registration to vote in the upcoming nominations to elect the legal officers of the Party.
Roles and responsibilities of the Party formation organisers.
Sets out what will happen on the  date of party registration.

In the next coming months, meetups will be held in major cities including Edinburgh, Glasgow and  Aberdeen to discuss the formation process. Individuals on the …

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