Our representatives north and south of the border would do well to focus less on Brexit and Scottish independence and more on delivering progressive policies, writes GRAHAME SMITH
Tuesday 11th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Scottish Labour will unveil a new industrial strategy today filled with “bold and radical ideas” to fix Scotland’s “stagnating” economy after official stats showed the nation only narrowly escaped recession.
Ahead of the launch Labour’s shadow...
Thursday 6th Jul 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
YOUNG trade unionists in Scotland will meet in Clydebank this weekend for the annual STUC youth conference.
A range of topics including low pay, insecure work, mental health, organising workers and Brexit will be debated.
STUC youth committee chair Sarah Spencer praised the...
Saturday 1st Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
STUC slams ‘arrogant and weak’ British PM
Saturday 10th Jun 2017
SCOTTISH Labour leader Kezia Dugdale warned yesterday the stakes “could not be higher” in the forthcoming general election as Labour fights to turf out the “cruel” Tories.
Speaking at the Scottish TUC Congress in Aviemore, Ms Dugdale told delegates only a Labour...
Thursday 27th Apr 2017
SCOTTISH trade unions have vowed solidarity with over 100,000 public-sector workers sacked by Turkey’s right-wing Erdogan regime and have pledged to raise money to support them.
University and College Union president Rob Goodfellow said that thousands of journalists,...
SCOTTISH TUC unanimously backed an emergency motion yesterday condemning recent “extreme and violent” persecution of gay men in Chechnya.
STUC LGBT+ workers’ committee member Sally Wilson warned that there had been a “state sponsored hate crime...
DELEGATES to the Scottish TUC Congress backed a “balanced” energy policy yesterday despite calls for transition away from polluting energy sources.
GMB Scotland rep Gary Smith told conference there was “no attempt” to smuggle support for fracking into STUC...
Ken Loach urges Britain to seize historic opportunity and vote for a left Labour
Wednesday 26th Apr 2017
The Prime Minister has called this election, ostensibly to seek a mandate for her misguided hard Brexit strategy.
Having previously ruled out the possibility of an election, and despite a commitment, entrenched in law, that the Parliament would run its full term until 2020, she has...