Grassroots Backstop Discussion

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Grassroots Backstop

A Two-Year Path

  • 30th Nov 2018 - Convene the Scottish People's Constituent Assembly (i.e. Everyone in Scotland)
  • 1st Dec 2018 - Commence 90-day Scrutiny Process (this site, this Process)
  • 31st Dec 2018 - Issue 30% Report
  • 30th Jan 2019 - Issue 60% Report
  • 28th Feb 2019 - Issue Final Provisional Constitution
  • 1st March 2019 - Commence 4-week Ballot and parallel Petition to Scottish Parliament
  • 28th March 2019 - Close 4-week Ballot and parallel Petition to Scottish Parliament
  • 29th March 2019 - Announce Result and present Petition to Scottish Parliament

IF A MAJORITY YES VOTE IS ACHIEVED

Week commencing 1st April 2019, the Scottish Government shall lay a Motion before the Scottish Parliament to suspend the Scotland Act 1998 and enact the Provisional Constitution into Scots Law - in line with the People’s Petition to the Scottish Parliament
Formal Nominations and Convening of the Commissions outlined in the Provisional Constitution to be completed before 29th April 2019
  • 29th October 2019 - Issue 30% Report
  • 29th April 2020 - Issue 60% Report
  • 29th October 2020 - Issue Final Versions for Ratification
Four week cooling off period - essential!
  • 30th November 2020 - Final Ratification Vote

IF A MAJORITY YES VOTE IS ACHIEVED

Declare Independence and arrange a Scottish General Election at the earliest opportunity!

4-week Grassroots Ballot

MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW

Petition to Scottish Parliament

MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW