The only way to bring an end to the exploitation of Scotland and her people is Independence and we must continue to fight for it.
1970: Discovery of Oil & Gas in the North Sea
Since oil was struck in the North Sea in 1970, it has fuelled dreams of Scottish independence. British waters were already clearly defined from Norwegian waters, and so was the oil and gas underneath. Scotland had legitimate claim to 90+ per cent of British North Sea oil and gas revenue.
1999: Scottish Parliament Established
By the mid 1970s, international convention had already agreed that the North Sea North of the 55th parallel was under Scottish jurisdiction. That meant around 90 per cent of the UK’s oil and gas reserves fell within Scottish waters. But such was the fear of the rise of Scottish nationalism that proving documentation remained secret under the governments of Callaghan, Thatcher, Major and Blair.
1999: The North Sea off Scotland’s East Coast up to Carnoustie stolen by Westminster
The North Sea on Scotland’s East Coast up…
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