Alex Salmond welcomes establishment of Jimmy Reid Foundation


SNP Leader and First Minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond MSP has welcomed the establishment of the Jimmy Reid Foundation which has been established in his memory to continue the legacy of the radical political thinking his life represented.

Commenting the First Minister said:

“As we mark the first anniversary of Jimmy Reid’s death this coming week, the launch of a Foundation in Jimmy’s name is a project that I’m sure will be worthy of his legacy – the quality of its patrons will ensure that.

“Jimmy contributed greatly to Scotland’s public life over four decades, and it is hugely encouraging that a foundation in his memory will carry on the work that he dedicated his life to.”