National Conference: debates report

The key question to resolve at the National Conference was our relationship with RISE: Scotland’s Left Alliance, and our prior executive unanimously agreed a motion to present to the party for approval or prior amendments.We also committed to work hard to “build up the SSP’s profile as Scotland’s Socialist Party”, and “invest time and resources identifying […]

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The G8 Gleneagles Summit: 10 years on

The eyes of the world were on Scotland. Over 225,000 protesters came to Edinburgh to promote the ‘Make Poverty History’ (MPH) campaign’s demands. Organised by the various churches, aid charities and NGO’s it aimed to put pressure on Gordon Brown and the G8 Finance Ministers to write off billions of uncollectable Third World debt. On the same […]

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SSP announces top of Regional lists for 2011 Scottish Parliament election

by Kevin McVey The Scottish Socialist Party has unveiled it’s lead candidates for the 2011 Scottish Parliament regional lists for the election to be held next May. The list includes two former MSPs, Colin Fox and Frances Curran, SSP councillor on West Dunbartonshire council, Jim Bollan, along with leading SSP activists. The SSP’s decision to […]

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Free School Meals campaign history

by Roz Paterson The Scottish Socialist Party’s Free School Meals (FSM) campaign began in 2001, just two years into the SSP’s lifetime. The plan was, and is, simple – give every state school child in Scotland a free, nutritious school lunch. That way, everyone has the opportunity to eat well every single day they attend […]

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