Greening ‘wrong’ to say aid needs union

From the letters section of today’s Sunday Times: Justine Greening, the UK’s international development secretary, made the remarkable claim that Scottish independence would be to the detriment of some of…


The Top Table?

International aid is a collaborative effort. Its impact is not diminished by the diversity of donor countries, their intellectual, cultural or financial contributions but strengthened. It is an activity in…


Next meeting Wednesday 30th April

Come along to the next meeting of Third Sector Yes, meet the group, find out more about our work and let us know how you’d like to get involved. We’ll…

Liz Murray

Liz Murray – Campaigner

At the heart of the independence referendum, for me, lie questions about accountability, subsidiarity and democracy.  Independence means the full range of decisions about Scotland being taken by politicians in…


Third Sector Yes at the Gathering

The third sector in an independent Scotland – 19 February 2014         Jointly hosted by Third Sector Yes and Yes Scotland, a packed house saw delegates at…


Only A Yes vote offers hope to Scotland’s most desperate people

  Mark Frankland of The First Base Agency for Scottish families affected by alcohol & drugs caused a stir this week when he published a no-holds-barred account of the realities…


3 Chances to Contribute

Last week’s Third Sector Yes Strategy Day in Glasgow was a great success. Thanks to everyone for coming along – the fruits of your labour are currently being moulded into…


Strategy Day – Sunday 26th January

Due to people’s availability our Strategy Day will now be on Sunday 26th January (not 19th). We hope that doesn’t cause anyone any problems. We’ve been offered a room the…


Richard Dixon – Environmental Campaigner

  “When I started this lark 20 years ago life was easy. Tory Ministers, who spent most of their time at Westminster, announced something and we said it was crap….


Charities refute Better Together break-up claims

Better Together have started the new year as they left off, on this occasion Labour MSP Richard Baker led the line with the dubious claim that UK charities face catastrophic break-up in…