The elephant in the room is the European union bureaucracy against whose weight I will always lean. But I am realistic – as an MSP I want to remove the gags now placed on your councillors, who should be free to fight for their people.
We must introduce ways in which we, local people, will have the final say in what goes on in our communities. Planning appeals must be decided by the vote of local communities, not by remote imposed Reporters. They will advise: we will decide.
I want referenda on Scottish Independence and on our EU membership.