General Norman Arthur Better Together Campaigner for the Military

1. General Norman Arthur Better Together Campaigner for the Military a. Norman’s family are extremely well connected in the South East of Scotland and enjoy a long and distinguished tradition of military service. He was destined, from birth to take up a position with a Scottish cavalry regiment and after boarding School at Eton heContinue reading “General Norman Arthur Better Together Campaigner for the Military”

Admiral Lord West of Spithead, former first sea lord, The UK is, “sailing into danger”

1. Lord West, Once the UK’s Top Sailor – Switched to politics and joined Gordon Browns government- Not long after he became a life peer and took his seat in the House of Lords. Prone to shooting himself in the foot his political career was short lived. He is a Labour Party member and hisContinue reading “Admiral Lord West of Spithead, former first sea lord, The UK is, “sailing into danger””

Whitehall Want’s Cuts I deliver States Scottish General

Major General Mark Strudwick CBE, former Aide-de-Camp to the Queen Was, in his last post in the Army. General Officer Commanding the Army in Scotland and Her Majesty’s Governor of Edinburgh Castle. He is a Better Together Supporter. In retirement he became head of the Prince’s Scottish Youth Business Trust. (Classic case of a companyContinue reading “Whitehall Want’s Cuts I deliver States Scottish General”

Another General Adds His Support to Better Together

General Loudon – Governor of Edinburgh Castle & Better Together supporter – Adds his signature Supporting No in the Referendum 1. General Euan Loudon Keeps Proposed Changes From Soldiers a. 2003-2005. A series of discussions, (at the highest level) were conducted within the Scottish Regimental heirarchy pertaining to major organisational change, at the time ScottishContinue reading “Another General Adds His Support to Better Together”

Military Veterans Called Up to Support Better Together

1. Military Veterans on both sides of the referendum debate are being lined up to issue a plea for voters to back their campaigns. Those voting No: a. More than 400 former servicemen and women have signed a statement arguing that Scotland will be stronger and more secure as part of the United Kingdom. b.Continue reading “Military Veterans Called Up to Support Better Together”

Lord Dannat Speaks Out and Gets a Reply

1. Opening Statement a. General Dannatt was a controversial Army leader who was rarely off the television screens of the nation at the time of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. He was criticized by the press for the failure of the British troops to take their main objective, Basra in the Iraq invasion and againContinue reading “Lord Dannat Speaks Out and Gets a Reply”

For Queen and Country-But What Country?

1. Lord Dannat & David Cameron a. General, (now Lord) Dannatt was Chief of the General Staff from 2006 to 2009. In this period he had military responsiblity for the conduct of major army operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. His resume reminds the reader that as a young officer, at the start of his militaryContinue reading “For Queen and Country-But What Country?”

Charity & Scottish Independence

Devolution affords Scottish charities the opportunity to forge their own relationships with MSPs providing them with access to parliament in a way they have never had before. This freedom of access does not have the support of many UK, (London) controlled charities who are unwilling to cede power to their Scottish branches. In 200* TheContinue reading “Charity & Scottish Independence”

Naval Forces Overstretched – The First Sea Lord Speaks Out

Naval Forces Overstretched – The First Sea Lord Speaks Out First Sea Lord Admiral Sir George Zambellas, (recently parachuted in) replacing, (the publicly humiliated Sir Mark Stanhope) has been trotted out, (on the orders of David Cameron & the Westminster Mafia) to publicly add negative comment that Scots independence would leave the Royal Navy lessContinue reading “Naval Forces Overstretched – The First Sea Lord Speaks Out”