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Canvassing/Mainstreeting – 0.5 hours
2.5 personal hours remaining for Nash


Michael Nash, Chancellor of the Exchequer went mainstreeting in Edinburgh to advocate for a Scottish Parliament. Speaking to voters, he said:
  • A Scottish Parliament gives Scotland a clear voice on the issues that matter to you. A Scottish Parliament will be more representative of the people of Scotland and will be accountable to you for the decisions they take. Providing a clear voice, representing the people of Scotland.
  • Scottish people know the needs of the NHS in Scotland, the needs of schools or the environment here, what the housing situation is. Local people know best what the needs of local people and local services are. A Scottish Parliament puts Scottish public services under Scots' control.
  • As one of the Home Nations, Scotland has a distinct culture, identity and history. A Scottish Parliament builds on that to ensure that Scotland is run in a characteristically Scottish way, fully aware of and responsive to the idiosyncratic history and attitude of this country and providing a clear voice of leadership for Scotland.

He handed out a leaflet to voters.
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Michael Nash - Labour Party - Manifesto Group
MP for Brent South (1987 - present)
Chancellor of the Exchequer and Secretary of State for Employment and Welfare

Previously MP for Feltham / Feltham and Heston (1970 - 1983)
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Canvassing - .5 hours
2.5 personal hours remain for Agnes Hamstead

Prime Minister Hamstead was in Glasgow, campaigning for voters to vote for devolution and taxation powers.
  • We understand Westminster doesn't know best for Scotland; that is why we have brought forward this referendum, to bring power closer to home. A vote for devolution and taxation powers means that decisions for Scots are being made by Scots and not imposed from on high.
  • A Scottish Parliament will respect the unique culture and traditions of Scotland and the Scottish people
  • Supporting taxation powers will mean Scottish services are funded by Scots and that the Scottish Parliament can make decisions in the best interests of you.
Rt. Hon. Agnes Hamstead
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1992 - Present)
Labour | Copeland (1987 - Present)
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Speech - Glasgow (1 hour). 

"Devolution is so common sense an argument that we have a variety of voices supporting it. As the Tories stand as lone voices, kicking and screaming to keep the archaic, out-of-touch centralised system of government that has failed Scotland and the United Kingdom for so long a new consensus is being built, by a coalition across party and ideological lines, supported by those on the left, right and centre of British politics. The Liberal Democrats, the SNP and the Labour Party and a variety of others have made it clear: local decisions should be made by local people. The future of Scotland should be directed by the people of Scotland.

I'm sure the Liberal Democrats will give a strong liberal, social democratic or centrist case for decentralising government. I am sure the SNP, however much I may disagree with the principle of nationalism, could present a nationalist one. But the political home of Scotland has always been in the Labour movement: on the socialists and Trade Unionists who have represented the working people of Scotland and formed governments for the people of Scotland, including now. But it is not enough to hope the Labour Party forms a government that represents the Scottish people in Westminster - and this government understands that now more than ever. It is time we ensure there is a Scottish government, to ensure whatever colour elected into it it exists for the people of Scotland.

That is why I must personally make the socialist case for devolution. The Labour case. This government's case. In the Labour movement we have often talked about redistribution of wealth - of ensuring those with extra can spare that wealth to help those born into less fortunate circumstances achieve their full potential and live happy, healthy and meaningful lives. That is not just across individuals, but across communities and nations: not just of Britain, but of the world.

But to help people achieve happy, healthy and meaningful lives, it is not enough to ensure they are handed wealth. We socialists of all people understand there is so much more to money, to happiness, to prosperity, than money. To maximise the potential of the people of Scotland we must also redistribute power. That is why wealth distribution is important, as wealth is a material symbol of power. But it goes so much deeper than that. Under our current political model power is concentrated in the hands of the powerful, but in the hands of ordinary citizens who need it. 

And as long as power is in the hands of the powerful the vested interests of Westminster will always prevail and the Labour movement's vision will never be actualised. It is time for the power of the lobbyists, bankers and elitists in London to spare the power they concentrate and hoard and give it to the people best determined to guide the course of their own lives and their own nation: the Scottish nation. You, and you, and you. That is the Labour movement in action and that is what we - with your vote - will do.

For too long a certain party which are campaigning against devolution have viewed Scotland as free game: there are few votes here, and they do not need your voice or your consent to unleash the policies of their choosing upon you. Is that fair? It is time for an accountable Scottish politics, where every vote ultimately comes down to you - a Scottish government whose primary interest is for the Scottish people, and who need Scottish votes. That is the opportunity the Scottish people have on the fifth of November. I implore you all to vote for that vision, for the opportunity for the Scottish people to finally pursue their vision. Thank you."
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MP for Hartlepool (1983-Present). 
Shadow Minister for Social Security (1987-1990). 
Shadow Chief Whip (1990-1992). 
Home Secretary (1992-Present).

"I hear you really care about Europe. Well, that's alright, as long as you remember I really care about the Labour Party." - James Callaghan.

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Michael Nash - Labour Party - Manifesto Group
MP for Brent South (1987 - present)
Chancellor of the Exchequer and Secretary of State for Employment and Welfare

Previously MP for Feltham / Feltham and Heston (1970 - 1983)
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Official Campaign - Leafleting (0.5hrs) and Canvassing (0.5hrs)
8.5 hours left for official campaign on day 1

Janet Marshall took to the streets of Aberdeen to discuss the devolution referendum with local people. In her discussions, she talked about:

- The fact that currently, so much power over the future of Scotland is in the hands of Westminster and decisions are taken by MPs who are mostly from England. Why should English MPs be able to make decisions for Scotland that the people of Scotland potentially don't want?
- Devolution would result in many more decisions being taken for Scottish people by Scottish representatives. Not only do Scotland's own representatives have a better understanding of what Scotland needs, but they would be democratically accountable only to the people of Scotland. You can't get rid of English MPs who make decisions you don't like, but Scotland would be able to have its say over a Scottish parliament.
- Historically, there have been many differences between Scotland and the rest of the UK - differences in law, in how public services are delivered - and Scotland's unique identity flourishing has only strengthened the United Kingdom. Devolution would strengthen Scotland and as a result strengthen, not weaken, the United Kingdom as a whole.

A leaflet was distributed. The leaflet was printed on a blue background with white text, reminiscent of the Scottish flag. On the front side, it says "Scotland's future... In Scotland's hands" and then under this heading - "Vote for devolution on 5th November"

On the back the leaflet has the text:
Scotland has the opportunity on 5th November to take control of its own future. Right now, all of the biggest decisions are made for Scotland in Westminster, by MPs who are mostly English. Even if all of Scotland wants to go one way, English MPs could force them down another path. Does that seem right?

We can change this. You have the chance to vote for devolution - a Scottish parliament to make decisions for the Scottish people by the Scottish people. This would mean a lot of power over Scotland being taken away from Westminster and given back to you. Scottish representatives would know what is best for Scotland much more than people in London - and they would all be accountable to you.

On 5th November you have the chance to seize a brighter future for Scotland in Scottish hands. Vote for devolution.
Janet Marshall
Secretary of State for Public Services
Labour MP for Nottingham North
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Former Shadow Secretary of State for Social Security (1992)
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Canvassing - .5 hours
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Prime Minister Hamstead was in Edinburgh, campaigning for voters to vote for devolution and taxation powers.
  • We understand Westminster doesn't know best for Scotland; that is why we have brought forward this referendum, to bring power closer to home. A vote for devolution and taxation powers means that decisions for Scots are being made by Scots and not imposed from on high.
  • A Scottish Parliament will respect the unique culture and traditions of Scotland and the Scottish people
  • Supporting taxation powers will mean Scottish services are funded by Scots and that the Scottish Parliament can make decisions in the best interests of you.
Rt. Hon. Agnes Hamstead
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1992 - Present)
Labour | Copeland (1987 - Present)
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Yes to devolution. Yes to tax raising powers.
On November 5th, give Scotland the power to create a brighter future.

White text, blue background.
Janet Marshall
Secretary of State for Public Services
Labour MP for Nottingham North
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Former Shadow Secretary of State for Social Security (1992)
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