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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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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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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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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