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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Latest Independence Statement Leaves it all to do: Fox

Commenting on the “update” statement on a second independence referendum by First Minister Sturgeon SSP joint national spokesperson Colin Fox said: “This statement from Nicola Sturgeon leaves it all to do.” “Despite the hype, today’s statement changes little in the fight to win a Yes vote particularly among the key constituency of Scotland’s working class […]

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Colin Fox: “Not a hope in Hell” Growth Commission will win Workers Support

Responding to a BBC interview defending the policies set out in the Sustainable Growth Commission by its author Andrew Wilson SSP national co-spokesman Colin Fox said: “Whilst it is true that the Yes movement has spent too little time reflecting on, and learning why, we lost the 2014 referendum, it is also true the conclusions […]

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Independence must be about Transformation not “Transition”

Analyzing the SNP’s Sustainable Growth Commission Report for the Scottish Left Review, SSP national spokesman Colin Fox writes: Reading the SNP’s long awaited Sustainable Growth Commission Report reminded me why I left the Labour Party. It reads like an extract from Tony Blairs playbook. Readers of a certain age will recall how the ‘Old Fettesian’ […]

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Colin Fox: Left won’t back ‘right-wing indy economic prospectus’

by Colin Fox Andrew Wilson’s Sustainable Growth Commission report reminded me why I left the Labour Party and founded the Scottish Socialist Party – because it’s straight out of Tony Blair’s playbook. Don’t believe me? Blair advocated “flexible working practices” as a cover for undermining the employment rights of working people in the 1990s. Wilson’s […]

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