LABOUR can win in Scotland by returning to its radical past and embracing the politics of hope under leader Jeremy Corbyn, a new left Scottish MP has asserted.
Danielle Rowley was one of the “magnificent seven” elected as Labour MPs in Scotland in June’s election.
Wednesday 27th Sep 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
SCOTTISH Labour leadership hopefuls Anas Sarwar and Richard Leonard made their pitches to party conference delegates in Brighton yesterday.
Mr Leonard said Scotland needed “radical and fundamental change.”
He argued: “Labour is in third position in Scotland...
posted by Ben Chacko in Britain
RICHARD LEONARD tells the Vince Mills why he is running for the leadership of his party
Monday 25th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Aslef and Unite join TSSA in the leftwinger’s camp
Thursday 21st Sep 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Labour’s new local government manifesto is brimming with new ideas, rooted in traditional Labour values, offering local people a vision of hope, writes RICHARD LEONARD
Tuesday 18th Apr 2017
LABOUR has accused the SNP of double standards after reports that blacklisting employers has been given spots on an apprenticeship advisory board.
Speaking in a Holyrood debate marking Apprenticeship Week on Thursday, MSP Richard Leonard said that while the Scottish government claimed...
Saturday 4th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
BRITAIN’S equalities watchdog is in hot water for its “harsh and potentially discriminatory” treatments of striking workers who they sacked by email.
SNP MP Chris Stephens told a Commons debate on Wednesday night that of the 10 Equality and Human Rights Commission...
Friday 3rd Mar 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
Post-Brexit, the Scottish government needs a strong plan to build growth and jobs, writes RICHARD LEONARD
Tuesday 18th Oct 2016
The Morning Star reprints here RICHARD LEONARD’s maiden speech to Parliament
Wednesday 1st Jun 2016
Following the steel crisis the government should join together procurement, manufacturing, industrial and employment policy, argues RICHARD LEONARD
Thursday 12th Nov 2015