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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Appeal to Scotland’s ‘Corbynistas’

Join with Scotland’s already-existing socialist party by Richie Venton, SSP national workplace organiser The SSP welcomes the massive boost to public debate around left-wing, anti-austerity, anti-war, socialist ideas that Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership challenge and current re-election campaign has triggered. We welcome the emergence of those new activists motivated to defend Jeremy from the vitriolic attacks […]

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OECD: Casualisation and Poverty Pay cause real UK wages Slump

by Colin Fox A shocking analysis from the TUC – using data from from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has found that workers in Britain, virtually alone across 35 OECD nations, have seen average wages plunge in value since 2007. Only workers in the crisis hit economies of Greece and Portugal have also […]

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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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