The Scottish and Welsh regional administrations are urging the government to stay in the single market – predictably, since it effectively means staying in the EU and under the authority of its Court of Justice. But they are also calling for Britain to stay in the Customs Union.
25 February 2017
Since the birth of industrial capitalism, a web of industrial sinews has held the constituent regions of Britain together. The recent dismembering of much of that web has brought not only economic collapse to regions but also threatened our national integrity. We recount struggles in Scotland, London and North Wales that pursued essential class goals of improving wages and conditions of work.