SCOTTISH SOCIALISTS SLAM SNP “SURRENDER” OVER WATER PRIVATISATION

SSP spokesman Colin Fox today criticised the Scottish Government’s privatisation of non-domestic water supplies to the NHS,Scottish Parliament, schools, prisons and local councils as a “further meek surrender to Tory philosophy.” Fox said : “Awarding this £320million public contract to a private company Anglian Water exposes the Scottish Governments anti-privatisation promises.” “Hiding behind the excuse […]

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Scottish Socialists Slam Ewing’s Public Energy Rejection

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The Scottish Government has rejected calls for the nationalisation of energy from new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Fergus Ewing, minister for Business, Energy and Tourism wants the UK Government to give even more public money to the oil and gas private sector – on top of the billions in subsidies they already get, and further […]

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Corbyn election won’t resolve Scottish Labour crisis

The “astonishing” election of Jeremy Corbyn as UK Labour leader won’t resolve the existential crisis gripping the right wing Scottish Labour Party said SSP national spokesman Colin Fox today. Reacting to the news that Jeremy Corbyn had won Labour’s leadership election Colin Fox said: “This astonishing result has confounded the Labour establishment and represents humiliation […]

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“WHERE’S THE BEEF” WITH FIRST MINISTER’S ‘TIMID’ LEGISLATIVE PROGRAMME?

SSP national spokesman Colin Fox today described the Scottish Government’s Legislative programme as “timid’ adding it represented merely ‘more warm words which leave ingrained social equality untouched”. Colin said : “Where’s the beef? The First Minister made much of the 500 firms signed up to her £7.85 an hour ‘real living wage’ but omitted to […]

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Osborne’s Folly: Trident must be scrapped

Chancellor George Osborne has unveiled £500m for the future of the Faslane nuclear submarine base. Mr Osborne said the cash will fund the construction of related projects as it hosts the country’s submarine fleet. The Scottish Socialist Party’s national co-spokesperson and peace activist Sandra Webster comments: “Today has demonstrated how out of touch the Westminster […]

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FREE STEVE KACZYNSKI

by Allan Armstrong RCN Steve Kaczynski has been held in a Turkish prison since April 2nd. He was taken, along with centre workers and the best-selling political band Grup Yorum, in a raid on the Idil Cultural Centre in the Ortaköy district of Istanbul. Steve has not been charged with any offense, has been held […]

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