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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National Conference 2019

Morgan Lewis-Wilson, SSP Social Media Coordinator November the 9th marked the date of the Scottish Socialist Party’s 2019 annual conference, a coming together of members from across the nation to discuss and debate the direction of the SSP. A Brexit General Election? Conflict over Brexit in Westminster came to a head last month with the […]

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Colin Fox: Statement on the General Election

SSP National Co-Spokesperson Colin Fox issues a statement on the upcoming December 12th General Election, outlining his predictions for the oncoming campaigns. The announcement of a General Election on Thursday December 12th was widely anticipated and ensures this will be ‘the Brexit election’. No other issue comes close to garnering the attention Britain’s imminent departure […]

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Johnson’s Parliamentary Suspension: Brexit General Election Now Inevitable

Commenting on Boris Johnson’s surprise move to suspend Parliament for 23 days—from early September to mid October—SSP National Co-Spokesperson Colin Fox said: “Set aside dusty debates about parliamentary precedents, conventions and even the role of the Queen as head of state. The political manoeuvre Boris Johnston pulled today is a ruthless bid for power by a new […]

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Scottish Socialist Voice hosts “No Holds Barred” post-election Forum

The Scottish Socialist Voice – the only socialist newspaper printed, produced and published in Scotland – is hosting a “no holds barred” forum to discuss the outcome of the election and what it means for the left. Topics will include the next moves for the independence movement, the implications of the rise of Corbynism and […]

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SNP Manifesto: Fiscal conservatism meets political timidity

The SNP today launched a conservative manifesto aimed at Conservative Scotland. said SSP national spokesperson Colin Fox reacting to its launch in Perth “Their 48-page document delayed a week by the tragic events in Manchester, entitled ‘Stronger For Scotland’ at least answers the oft asked question ‘What Scotland do you mean?’. For it offers little […]

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