Yes Scotland signs off with message to supporters

The  Yes Scotland team including Blair Jenkins during the campaign. Picture: JP
The Yes Scotland team including Blair Jenkins during the campaign. Picture: JP
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YES Scotland has brought its campaign for independence to a close, with a message to supporters to join a nationalist party and “keep the spirit alive”.

In his last e-mail message as the referendum year ends, chief executive Blair Jenkins said “this chapter” of the independence campaign was over.

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But he has urged supporters to join the Scottish National Party, the Scottish Greens or the Scottish Socialist Party to ensure that “the work continues”.

“This chapter of the campaign for independence is over,” he said.

“But the work continues and I don’t want you to miss out on the chance to stay involved. That’s why I’m writing to encourage you to pass your details on to one of the many groups which were involved in Yes.

“SNP membership is more than 94,000 and still growing. The party is midway through selecting Westminster candidates and will be launching ground-breaking initiatives in the new year to ensure members get every chance to contribute their time and ideas to the campaign. Join the SNP.

“The Scottish Greens have seen their membership grow by more than 500 per cent and are also selecting candidates for what will be their biggest Westminster campaign yet. Join the Scottish Green Party.

“The SSP has also seen an increase in membership and a continued interest in campaigning. Join the SSP.

“Of course we can’t forget our friends at National Collective, Women for Independence, Business for Scotland, Radical Independence Campaign and Generation Yes.

“Let’s keep the spirit and the positivity of the Yes campaign alive.”

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