“Please, please, think about that before you go to vote in September. We have an amazing opportunity to build a better society for everyone. I have listened to people arguing for the better together campaign, lots of the reasons given for staying as part of the union are about whether as someone who is working, is a home owner, drives a car and pays tax we would be better or worse off financially. I am insulted that there is a belief that this is what drives us in relation to making a decision about our country’s future the future of our children and grandchildren and the amazing opportunity we have to build a fair and healthy society for everyone!”
Frances has lived in and around Glasgow all her life, now in her mid-fifties she wanted to share her reasons for voting Yes in the referendum…..
I have just turned 55 and I want to share a bit about my journey to voting YES in September. I was born in Glasgow and have never at any time lived that far from it. My mum however is English born and bred and my dad is a Glaswegian who lived in London for many years. My sister was born in England and I therefore have lots of English close relatives.
As a Glasgow overspill family we were lucky to be offered a council house that went with a job my dad had secured in Cumbernauld. We went from living in a room and kitchen tenement with outside toilet (all 5 of us) to having a three bedroomed newly built council house with…
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