Party AGM

Join us in Glasgow for the party AGMtish Libertarian Party

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There’s An Elephant in The Room of The Trans Wars

There’s An Elephant in The Room of The Trans Wars

For the best part Libertarians have looked on with interest and amusement at the current war between TERFS( Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists) and their Trans opponents. Hurling the usual magic spell words at each other (bigot, fascist, Nazi, fill in the blank with the sobriquet de jour) and each claiming the moral high ground.

There is a fairly simple libertarian solution to the issues surrounding the debate which I will come to later, but in the meantime it strikes me that there’s an aspect of this whole …

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SLP Recognises The Free Republic of Liberland

SLP Recognises The Free Republic of Liberland

Following a short discussion at our AGM in 2022 The Scottish Libertarian Party are pleased and proud to announce our recognition of The Free Republic of Liberland.

Liberland is one of the world’s newest micronations nestled on the Danube between Croatia and Serbia. The nation is founded on Libertarian free market principles and as such we welcome it and hope it gains the international recognition it deserves.

We wish President Vít Jedli?ka his cabinet and it’s citizens peace, prosperity and every success. Live and Let Live


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About the de-registering

About the de-registering

Dear members,

Some of you have rightly shown concern over the Electoral Commissions recent decision to de-register the party. This unfortunate incident is due to what amounts to an administrative error. The party insists that all necessary information was provided to the EC and the appropriate fee paid in a timely and ordered manner. The ECs decision is automatic and as they keep reminding us, “Not Discretionary “. So the only option was to re-register the party which has been actioned and It’s now a matter …

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2022 Scottish Local Elections results

The results are in and it has been quite a ride getting here! Without any support from the media or tons of money, we have brought our message to the people willing to listen.

We had 19 candidates running across 11 councils, with our best result by Harry Christian in the East Sutherland and Edderton ward of 1.6% of the vote. In total we received 698 votes.


% of votes

Oren Catz
Torry Ferryhill

Bryce Hope
Kincorth Nigg and Cove

Stuart Whitby
Strathbogie and Howe of Alford

Jonathan Rainey
West Dunbartonshire

Tam Laird
Edinburgh City

Gregor Masson
Fountainbridge / …

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Meet the Libertarians: Candidate Profiles

Meet the Libertarians: Candidate Profiles

It’s time to meet your SLP candidates for the 2022 Council Elections



1. Tell us about yourself, what’s your background?


My name is Jonathan Rainey, I’m 28 years old and I’m a volunteer litter picker & food bank helper from Dumbarton.


2. When and why did you become a Libertarian?


My awakening to become a libertarian gradually accelerated in 2014 when I voted Yes in the Independence Referendum, seeing the wars in the Middle East with western governmental interventionism become more intense in 2015 and then especially when I …

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AGM 2022 Announcement

AGM 2022 Announcement

The party’s AGM for 2022 will take place in Edinburgh on Saturday 10th September.

Time and venue TBA. We would encourage all members to come along.

Among other considerations, Considerable time will be devoted( in addition to the huge amount of time already consumed, time that could have been more productively spent.) to the issues surrounding the Stephen McNamara debacle.

An agenda for the meeting will be drawn up shortly and would ask that any proposals for discussion be forwarded 28 days before the AGM date.


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Best Wishes To Stef Johnstone

Best Wishes To Stef Johnstone

We are saddened to hear that on Wednesday morning 5th April the Party’s Deputy leader and long standing activist/supporter suffered a stroke. 

Despite severe health issues Stef has been a stalwart in the past and always gave 100% effort with enthusiasm to the party. She currently holds the party record for the most votes returned in any campaign at 405 in the 2019 parliamentary elections for Kilmarnock and Loudoun. Stef is also the recipient of the party’s Lion of Liberty award.

We wish her all the very …

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2022 Local Election Candidates Announced

2022 Local Election Candidates Announced

The SLP are pleased and proud to announce that all freedom loving individuals will be able to vote for the following candidates in these areas:


Oren Catz – Torry Ferryhill

Bryce Hope – Kincorth Nigg and Cove

Stuart Whitby – Strathbogie and Howe of Alford


Jonathan Rainey – Dumbarton


Tam Laird (Party Leader) – Inverleith

Gregor Masson – Fountainbridge Craiglockhart

Louis Rowlands – Pentland Hills

Peter Sidor – Morningside

Gary Smith – Drumbrae Gyle


Daniel Fraser – Midlothian South


George Morton – Rosyth


Cam Milne – North East

Nick Thomson – Anderston City Yorkhill


Harry Christian – East …

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Party Leader on Dan Wootton GB News