The SNP’s Westminster chief has instructed Scots to “put belief in themselves”, as he opened the occasion convention in Aberdeen.
Mr Flynn was talking as he addressed the annual gathering for the primary time since changing Ian Blackford final 12 months.
Forward of a key debate on the occasion’s method to independence, Mr Flynn mentioned: “The actual selection on the normal election truly boils right down to this.
“The Westminster events are asking the Scottish individuals to belief them to repair the unfixable – damaged Brexit Britain.
“We’re asking one thing completely different, and we’re providing one thing deeply completely different.
“We’re asking the Scottish individuals to place belief in themselves – to take powers and our future into our personal fingers.
“We’re providing the chance to construct a brand new, unbiased Scotland.”
Mr Flynn additionally painted the SNP because the “occasion of actual change”, pitting it towards a Labour Social gathering at present forward in UK polls.
“The powers now we have, they restrict our potential, and they don’t seem to be practically sufficient to fulfill the problem of this cost-of-living disaster,” he mentioned.
“I don’t learn about you, however I for one am bored with this false debate that claims we both concentrate on independence or on the cost-of-living disaster.
“The fee-of-living disaster is a direct consequence of the constitutional establishment.
“Unfair, unequal, damaged, backwards, Brexit Britain is the very cause why individuals can’t pay their payments. It’s a cost-of-Westminster disaster.”
He pointed to elevated powers Scotland might have over power, the financial system, employment regulation, rejoining the EU and combating poverty if it was an unbiased nation.
“For those who imagine that independence is regular and wanted now greater than ever, then we’re the occasion of actual change,” he mentioned.
“That is our imaginative and prescient. And its biggest power is that it’ll all the time, all the time be greater, bolder and past something these events backing Brexit Britain can ever provide.
“It’s the unfinished enterprise of the motion that has introduced us all right here.
“It’s the actual change that the Scottish persons are crying out for.”
His handle opened a decisive convention for the occasion, with a key determination because of be made on its method to independence on Sunday afternoon.
A management movement earlier than the convention says the occasion successful a plurality of seats in Scotland on the subsequent election is sufficient to negotiate with Westminster to place the mandate into “democratic impact” – which might embody a referendum.
Media experiences counsel this may very well be modified to a majority of seats.
Mr Flynn additionally referenced the SNP’s important by-election defeat in Rutherglen and Hamilton West as he pledged the “humbling” end result will assist the occasion “pay attention” to what Scots want forward of the final election.
He mentioned: “The reality is that this hasn’t been a simple few weeks for our occasion, not to mention a simple few months.
“There isn’t a level in denying it. That defeat was humbling. However right here’s the factor. We would not wish to admit it, however one of many nice issues about democracy is that it does that generally.
“It’s the way you reply that issues. And when used proper, democratic defeat is commonly one of the best ways to resume your relationship with the individuals who matter most – the general public.
“Every time the individuals have their democratic say, the one proper response is to pay attention and to maintain listening.
“The one proper response to a humbling defeat is to be trustworthy with ourselves and to be trustworthy with the general public.”