Statement from Socialist Party Scotland Executive Committee Socialist Party Scotland has today left Solidarity, a party we co-founded in 2006, following long-running political differences with party leader Tommy Sheridan. Tommy Sheridan has been calling for a vote for the SNP ...Read More »
Philip Stott reports 1,000 workers from the threatened Burntisland Fabrication – BiFab – thei...
The threat to the jobs of up to 1400 workers who are employed by or rely on the fabrication company ...
By Matt Dobson There have been large protests in Scotland in solidarity with the movement in Catalon...
We publish below a draft document on the situation in Europe which will be discussed, amended and vo...
Jimmy Haddow, Lothian Socialist Party Scotland In November 2010 the Tory/Lib Dem coalition governmen...
Matt Dobson Benefit sanctions are creating desperate destitution for tens of thousands when their benefits are removed. According to Scottish Government figures there was a 15.4% increase in Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) applied sanctions in Scotland in 2013-14, ...Read More »
Claire Laker-Mansfield Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party in England and Wales, has had a difficult time lately. The ‘excruciating’ performance she gave when interviewed about housing policy on LBC radio will surely have resulted in many sleepless nights. ...Read More »
Text of Socialist Party leaflet, Belfast Tens of thousands of public sector workers are set to take part in a 24 hour strike across Northern Ireland on Friday 13 March. Schools and hospitals will be shut, as will be public sector ...Read More »
Sinead Daly International Women’s Day – 8 March – commemorates and celebrates the struggles of women workers worldwide against low pay and exploitation. It was born out of the heroic efforts of women workers over 100 years ago striking and ...Read More »
Report from Matt Dobson A packed room of eighty people attended the inspiring election launch conference of the Scottish Trade Union and Socialist Coalition in Glasgow on 28 February. Present were candidates, agents, campaign organisers, community campaigners and socialists from ...Read More »
Rob Williams – Socialist Party England and Wales industrial organiser Socialist Party members in Unite have received an open letter from leading members of Unite who are in United Left (UL), in which Socialist Party members are also organised. [see ...Read More »
Matt Dobson Over 150 trade unionists and anti-cuts campaigners protested at Glasgow City Council’s budget setting meeting on 19th February. The protest was backed by all the local authority trade unions, Unison, Unite, GMB and the EIS, and demanded that ...Read More »
Philip Stott Socialist Party Scotland EC Leading socialist Tommy Sheridan has released a video and made various public statements urging those who voted Yes in the independence referendum in September 2014 to “lend” their vote to the SNP for the 2015 ...Read More »
Dundee City UNISON, Unite and Dundee Trades Council held a lobby at the Council budget setting meeting on Thursday. The SNP Council are putting forward proposals to make cuts of £33 million over the next 3 years. The lobby was ...Read More »