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Support the Angus bin workers’ strike – Stop the council cuts!

Text of a Socialist Party Scotland leaflet 140 Unite members employed as bin workers for Angus Council have begun their first phase of action with a 5-day strike. From next week the workers will hold a 48-hour strike every Monday ...

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Equal Pay strike victory: A historic day for the working class in Glasgow!

Unison and GMB Equal Pay fighters today gathered outside the council City Chambers to celebrate the signing of the settlement for compensation up to 2018, totalling £500 million. Unison striker and Home Care Convenor Denise Philips told the gathering “We have been ...

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Massive turnout to fight closure of Glasgow’s Whitehill Pool 

Dave Semple, Socialist Party Scotland, Dennistoun resident and Whitehill pool user Over 200 people packed into Dennistoun Library in Glasgow on 8th January, with people turned away at the door, for a Community Council meeting discussing the possible closure of Whitehill ...

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SNP unveil another cuts budget at Holyrood

By Matt Dobson The SNP-led Scottish government unveiled another austerity-laden budget on 12 December. It is not clear whether the budget will be agreed, as the SNP minority government need either the support of the Greens or the Liberal Democrats ...

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Working class women making history in mass strike for equal pay

Text of a Socialist Party Scotland leaflet  Working class women, and all the equal pay strikers in Glasgow, are making history on Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th October. This will be the biggest strike for equal pay since the heroic ...

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Highland cuts – the fightback begins!

By Sean Robertson - Socialist Party Highland branch Last month the Highland Council’s budget plans for 2018/19 were decided. Councillors added a further around 15m cuts to the hundreds of millions of pounds cuts to public services suffered by the ...

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Trade union rights under attack in West Dunbartonshire

Text of latest Socialist Party Scotland leaflet Socialist Party Scotland gives full support and solidarity to the West  Dunbartonshire joint trade union’s (JTU) fight against the SNP council’s Tory-like attack on trade union facility time and budget cuts.   Justifying this ...

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Scotland 2018: A Marxist analysis from Socialist Party Scotland

The following is a document on political, economic and social perspectives for Scotland that was discussed, voted on and agreed at the recent conference of Socialist Party Scotland. The document was drafted in early February 2018.   Perspectives for Scotland ...

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Dundee social care workers defeat SNP councillors’ attack

By a Socialist Party Scotland reporter Dundee’s social care workers have inflicted a significant defeat on the SNP-led council’s plans to slash their working conditions. Hoping to save over £1 million by forcing the 300 mainly female staff to accept ...

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