Statement from Socialist Party Scotland Following Kezia Dugdale’s resignation as leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Socialist Party Scotland welcomes the announcement by Richard Leonard that he is to stand in the leadership contest. Leonard is an MSP, a member of ...Read More »
Statement from Socialist Party Scotland Following Kezia Dugdale’s resignation as leader of th...
Jeremy Corbyn, as of last weekend, has agreed to a change in Labour’s policy on Brexit. Labour...
By Philip Stott The dramatic rise of the Scottish National Party (SNP) has been thrown into a sharp...
By Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party Ireland The stunning electoral upset delivered by Jeremy Corbyn ...
By Philip Stott May’s Big Gamble Fails, The Times newspaper – “Disaster for There...
Jeremy Corbyn, as of last weekend, has agreed to a change in Labour’s policy on Brexit. Labour are now supporting Britain remaining in the single market and customs union for a “transitional period” after the UK leaves the EU in ...Read More »
By Philip Stott The dramatic rise of the Scottish National Party (SNP) has been thrown into a sharp reverse recently. The partial collapse in the electoral support for the SNP at the June 2017 general election – a loss of ...Read More »
By Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party Ireland The stunning electoral upset delivered by Jeremy Corbyn on the basis of a radical, left platform has had an electrifying impact and is potentially a historic turning point. He has engaged a new generation ...Read More »
By Philip Stott May’s Big Gamble Fails, The Times newspaper – “Disaster for Theresa May as voters punish Tories” The FT Theresa May and her hated Tories suffered an utter humiliation in Thursday’s general election. May called the election seeking ...Read More »
By Hannah Sell, Socialist Party England and Wales As the general election draws nearer, and people become more aware of what Jeremy Corbyn stands for, the gap between Tories and Labour in the opinion polls has started to close. Jeremy ...Read More »
The following document dealing with perspectives for Scotland for 2017 was discussed, debated and agreed at the Socialist Party Scotland conference that took place on February 11th 2017. The document covers issues including the prospects for an indyref 2, the SNP’s ...Read More »
Matt Dobson reports A Scottish National Party (SNP) government austerity budget passed in Scotland on 2 February with the support of the Scottish Greens. The Greens have posed as an “anti-austerity” alternative, but for many workers and young people are ...Read More »
Philip Stott reports The Scottish Government’s draft budget for 2017/18, which was unveiled on Thursday, was yet another sorry chapter in the SNP’s capitulation to Tory austerity. Finance secretary Derek MacKay claimed that the budget would deliver “£240 million extra ...Read More »
By Philip Locker and Tom Crean of Socialist Alternative People in the US and around the world awoke today to one of the most shocking political upsets in living memory with the election of Donald Trump as president. It was ...Read More »