Westminster Shame: nuclear weapons retained!

Our joint national spokespeople reflect on a day of shame at Westminster. On hearing the result, Katie Bonnar said: “The decision to renew Trident is another example of where the will of the Scottish people has been cynically ignored. “All but one Scottish MP and almost the entire Scottish Parliament voted against renewal. Despite this, […]

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Tame North Ayrshire Council cuts ~£10m

This afternoon, a symphony of municipal slaughter was passed in North Ayrshire Council’s budget meeting. Pages and pages of unopposed, passed-on cuts were passed with nary a word of dissent from the elected. West Scotland RISE lead candidate and Ayrshire SSP branch secretary, Colin Turbett comments : “With minor criticism from Labour – who would […]

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Scottish Socialists to turn up the heat on Class War Tories

The Scottish Socialist Party plans a series of protests across the four corners of Scotland as the Tory government announces its Budget this Wednesday 8th July. SSP national trade union organiser Richie Venton, who is coordinating the actions outlined the purpose of street protests targeting the Tories. “Wednesday 8 July will go down as one […]

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SSP backs Syriza Scotland Demo

SSP BACKS SYRIZA SCOTLAND DEMO “SCOTLAND MUST BACK THE GREEK PEOPLE AND SYRIZA AGAINST THE MONEYMEN” — FOX SYRIZA Scotland is calling a rally outside the office of the European Commission in Edinburgh at 12 noon on Saturday the 4th of July. SSP members will join the protest in solidarity with the Greek people. The […]

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SSP Podcast: Apocryphal Tales – 2

In today’s Socialist Voices, we have SSP co-spokespeople, Sandra Webster and Colin Fox, Sandra on Paisley’s Sma Shot and Colin on the SNP’s strange relationship with the monarchy. We have Don Mackeen on racism in the USA, the Confederate flag and of course the awful terrorist events in Charleston last week.  We have Dr Bruce […]

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SCOTTISH SOCIALISTS BACK CALLS TO REPEAL FOOTBALL OFFENSIVE BEHAVIOUR ACT 

The Scottish Socialist Party is today disappointed and dismayed by the Scottish Government’s commitment to retaining the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications Act. In the University of Stirling report and statistics into the effect of the Act, it showed that conviction rates since introduction in 2012 are as low as 22% with only […]

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