First Minister of Scotland Humza Yousaf (centre) takes part in a Believe in Scotland march from Edinburgh Castle in Edinburgh. Photo: Jane Barlow/PA WireFirst Minister of Scotland Humza Yousaf (centre) takes part in a Believe in Scotland march from Edinburgh Castle in Edinburgh. Photo: Jane Barlow/PA Wire
First Minister of Scotland Humza Yousaf (centre) takes part in a Believe in Scotland march from Edinburgh Castle in Edinburgh. Photo: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Edinburgh Yes rally photos: First Minister Humza Yousaf marches with 25,000 Scottish independence supporters

Humza Yousaf led a march from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood on Saturday, joined by thousands of supporters.

Addressing a crowd outside the Scottish Parliament, the SNP leader said he aims to be the First Minister to deliver Scottish independence.

Mr Yousaf told journalists after the rally that approximately 25,000 people attended the Believe In Scotland event.

Delivering a speech outside Holyrood, he told the crowd that Scotland was facing a “cost-of-union crisis” as he made the case for Scotland’s place in Europe, secured through independence.

Government ministers Lorna Slater and Jamie Hepburn also delivered speeches.

Take a look through our gallery to see 12 photos of Saturday's Believe In Scotland march in Edinburgh.

Delivering a speech outside Holyrood, he told the crowd that Scotland was facing a “cost-of-union crisis” as he made the case for Scotland’s place in Europe, secured through independence.