Why The Claim of Right Matters

Why The Claim of Right Matters Aye, right. Fuel costs a fortune, folk are talking about heating or eating this winter and you think a bit of old Scottish legislation is the answer? No, we don’t. But what we do believe is the answer is using that old bit of legislation...

The Claim of Right

The Claim of Right Introduction For decades, professional and amateur historians have described Scotland’s political and legal character before the Treaty of Union as backward, feudal and divided. We were a nation, it seems, dominated by English-style nobles where the...
The Scottish Constitution

The Scottish Constitution

The Scottish Constitution and the Constitutional Compact The source of power in Scotland is vested in the people, or community of the nation, who grant it conditionally to their rulers or government. This is known as popular sovereignty.1 The Community of the Nation...

The Scottis Constitutional Covin

The Scottis Constitutional Covin (Frae the decree’d practeeses an documents o Scotlan afore the Treaty o Union accordin tae the staundart praisently applee’d tae thae o England.) The soorce o pouer in Scotlan wis an is vestit in the fowk, the community o the kinrick,...

The Way Out of the UK

The Path to break out of the UK – Scotland’s Forgotten Constitution  The Claim of Right is a standing constitution that remains in force in Scotland today, under treaty and constitutional law. We can and should use it to withdraw from the Union. Before the Union (and...