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Scotland’s Green Party pushes for Trident nuclear ban

Scottish Greens seek citizen’s wage, halt to oil drilling and Trident nuclear ban ‘Green Yes’ campaign for Scottish independence also proposes state-owned renewable energy, land tax, and cheaper childcare Scotland correspondent theguardian.com, Saturday 16 November 2013 “.……..Patrick Harvie, the Scottish Greens’ co-convenor and senior member of the Scottish parliament (MSP) at Holyrood, said: “Greens are not nationalists; greens are brought together by a different agenda, by a recognition of the astonishing, unprecedented challenges, not just as a country but as a species, we are facing in the 21st century.”……..

But Harvie and other senior figures in the Scottish Greens said a yes vote would give Scotland the freedom to introduce far more radical policies, and allow the first independent parliament to decide whether Salmond’s plans for a 3p cut in corporation tax would be accepted……..
It would cap North Sea oil exploration to protect the climate but plough oil taxes in the interim into funding green energy projects, including a new state-owned renewable energy company……..http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/nov/15/scottish-greens-citizens-wage-halt-oil-drilling-trident-ban-yes-independence

November 16, 2013 - Posted by | general

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