Thousands to demand revote in referendum rally

THOUSANDS of people are set to protest outside the Scottish Parliament today to demand a referendum revote.

Thousands of Yes voters joined a rally outside parliament yesterday, with thousands more expected to protest again today.PIC LISA FERGUSON
Thousands of Yes voters joined a rally outside parliament yesterday, with thousands more expected to protest again today.PIC LISA FERGUSON

More than 9000 people have stated on the rally’s Facebook page that they plan to attend today’s event, which starts at 1pm.

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It will follow Saturday’s pro-independence protest, which also saw thousands of people gather outside the parliament, waving saltires and listening to speeches from campaigners.

The SNP has seen its membership dramatically increase in the wake of the referendum.

A petition calling for a “revote of the Scottish Referendum, counted by impartial international parties” has been signed by more than 93,000 people on change.org.