Sturgeon’s Small Beer Shows Urgent Need to Build Broad Yes Movement

Activist holding a Yes sign in front of UK counter-demonstration

After days of hype and expectation raising for First Minister Sturgeon’s latest speech on independence it turned out yet to be another serving of small beer commented SSP national spokesman Colin Fox. He said: “Amidst the tears about Brexit, this was simply an exercise in expectation management for SNP activists rather than any ringing declaration […]

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Independence essential to ending Tory rule

Quoting Colin Fox, National Co-Spokesperson | 15/12/19 Faced with 5 years of Tory minority rule the case for independence is now more urgent than ever, said the Scottish Socialist Party. In a statement following a Glasgow meeting of the party’s executive, National Spokesperson Colin Fox underlined our support for independence for Scotland. It is now […]

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May Leaves but the Brexit Impasse Remains

Commenting on the May resignation SSP National co-spokesman Colin Fox said: “Theresa May’s Premiership is over and will forever be haunted by her Brexit failures. Yet her resignation as Prime Minister changes very little in the crisis convulsing UK politics. Whoever takes over as Tory leader faces the same Westminster arithmetic, their is no majority […]

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SSP Appeals To Growth Commission Opponents: Meet To Offer Real Alternative

Following the SNP conference decision to back the Growth Commission’s economic proposals, the Scottish Socialist Party has written to those in the Yes movement opposed to its conclusions suggesting they get together and present a progressive alternative to the ‘bankers driven austerity’ inherent in this SNP vision of  independence. The appeal by the SSP’s joint […]

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SSP Takes Case Against Growth Commission to SNP Delegates

SSP members will tomorrow (Saturday 27th) take the case against the austerity based Growth Commission to SNP delegates gathering for their Edinburgh conference. Activists will leaflet the event warning that far from providing a winning basis for a future Yes vote the proposal “undermines the interests of working class Scots” SSP national co-spokesperson Colin Fox […]

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