Philip Stott reports The left have won the leadership of the Scottish Labour Party for the first time with Richard Leonard’s victory over the Blairite candidate Anas Sarwar. Socialist Party Scotland welcomes this result, which can potentially open up the possibility ...Read More »
Sam Morecroft, Sheffield UCU anti-casualisation officer (personal capacity) The Socialist Party and ...
By Weizmann Hamilton, Workers and Socialist Party (WASP), Johannesburg Inside two months following h...
By a Socialist Party Scotland reporter Dundee’s social care workers have inflicted a significa...
Dave Semple, PCS Scotland Chair (personal capacity) Last year saw the UK government forced to beat a...
By Gary Clark, Secretary CWU Scotland No.2 branch The CWU executive committee has agreed a national ...
Philip Stott Workers at the three threatened Burntisland Fabrication – BiFab – yards have won a guarantee that their jobs and wages will be secured, at least until April 2018. Their decisive action over the last week, and those of ...Read More »
Philip Stott reports 1,000 workers from the threatened Burntisland Fabrication – BiFab – their families and supporters from other trade unions marched to the Scottish parliament to publicise the “Battle For BiFab” and to demand Scottish government action. Angry, colourful ...Read More »
The threat to the jobs of up to 1400 workers who are employed by or rely on the fabrication company BiFab is a fight for every worker, every trade unionist and every working class community across the country. Socialist Party ...Read More »
By Matt Dobson There have been large protests in Scotland in solidarity with the movement in Catalonia, particularly among youth and workers involved in the YES campaign in 2014. Many are enraged by the repressive clampdown of the Spanish state ...Read More »
We publish below a draft document on the situation in Europe which will be discussed, amended and voted on at a meeting of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) International Executive Committee. Socialist Party Scotland is affiliated to the CWI. ...Read More »
Jimmy Haddow, Lothian Socialist Party Scotland In November 2010 the Tory/Lib Dem coalition government published a White Paper setting out its plans for a Universal Credit (UC). The claim was UC would simplify the benefit system in Britain and strengthen financial ...Read More »
Editorial from the Socialist - the paper of the Socialist Party in England and Wales Eight years after Westminster was first engulfed by the expenses scandal a new outrage is threatening to swamp parliament. The Tory government, already clinging to power by ...Read More »
Hannah Sell, Socialist Party England and Wales deputy general secretary With monotonous predictability the centenary of the Russian revolution has led to an outpouring of bile – not aimed in the main at the ‘acceptable’ February revolution – but at ...Read More »
Statement from Izquierda Revolucionaria (Revolutionary Left in the Spanish State) Release Jordi Sánchez and Jordi Cuixart! Down the PP government! For a Catalan socialist republic! After the brutal police repression unleashed on 1 October against the people of Catalonia, the ...Read More »