#39 Declaration of Calton Hill, 1992

The Declaration of Calton Hill was signed by members of Democracy for Scotland 100 days after the 1992 General Election. It symbolised the group’s commitment to work to ‘secure a democratic and accountable system of government in Scotland’. Democracy for Scotland was a non-party political organisation. Following the Conservative Party victory in the 1992 General Election Democracy for Scotland maintained a constant vigil on Regent Road in Edinburgh near to old the Royal High School. This site was seen as the natural home of a Scottish Parliament. The vigil ended following the yes vote in the devolution referendum of 11th September 1997.
The Scottish Political Archive contains archive material from Democracy for Scotland including photos, letters, papers and other ephemera.

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