Gazette Indy Debate – Aileen Campbell: Yes Clydesdale

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INDEPENDENCE for Clydesdale MSP Aileen Campbell is pure and simply about democracy.

She said: “We have to put Scotland’s future back into Scotland’s hands.”

Biggar resident Aileen gave her views on why Scotland should say ‘Yes’ to a 420-strong audience at the Carluke and Lanark Gazette’s Scottish Independence Debate at Lanark Memorial Hall on Monday, May 26.

And for Carluke and Lanark Gazette readers – and everyone else – who couldn’t make it along on the night, our video from the event explains why the Clydesdale MSP wants readers to vote Yes on September 18.

She said: “Decisions about Scotland would be taken by the people who care most about Scotland, those who live and work here.

“That’s democracy; that’s right.”

We hope you enjoy our video from the Gazette’s Independence Debate and videos of the other guest speakers on the night – fellow Yes Clydesdale speaker Robin McAlpine and Better Together Clydesdale speakers Professor Adam Tomkins and MP David Mundell.

What’s your view on Scottish Independence? Share your views (no more than 300 words) by writing to the editor Julie Currie at 3 High Street, Carluke, ML8 4AL, or emailing




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