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Nicola Sturgeon – 15th Jan 2014

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Nicola Sturgeon

‘A Choice between two futures – why it is better for all of us if decisions about Scotland are taken in Scotland’ – speech here.

The Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, gave a positive and clear exposition of her unwavering support for Scottish Independence in her “Choice Between Two Futures” speech – but it could have been that very unwavering positivity which knocked the edge off the argument for some of the sceptical enquiring minds in the audience.

The speech, to an overflowing house at the RSE, marked the first in the 5-week series of seminars in which Ms Sturgeon along with the leaders of the other four parties represented at Holyrood will give their considered thoughts on the implications of constitutional change for Scotland. A central feature of the series is that the speech is then followed by a full thirty minutes of questioning from the audience drawn from members of the David Hume Institute and the Young Academy of Scotland alongside the professional body sponsors of the series and members of the public.

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The Speech

DHI - No.1‘A choice between two fututres – why it is better for all of us if decisions about Scotland are taken in Scotland’ Nicola Sturgeon at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 15th January 2014 – click here to download a copy of the speech

 

An online version may also be found here.

Audio

To listen to an audio version of the talk and the Q+A please click here.

In the press

Article in the Scotsman- “Scottish independence: EU financial benefit outlined” Andrew Whittakerpublished 16.01.2014

Scotsman Article 1

Twitter – #YASindyref

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