We have republished this pamphlet from 1977. It has stood the test of time as an analysis of devolution and its threat to the future of the British working class.
30 March 2020
Unions are rapidly reaching agreements to protect workers and maintain vital services in the face of the coronavirus epidemic.
10 February 2020
If there is a second Scottish referendum, will Scots vote for global capitalism, or for independence through the unity of the British working class? A new leaflet explores the issues.
19 November 2019
The Unite HQ in Glasgow was the setting for a trade union meeting involving current and former officials of the RMT union and others that heard from Anthony Coughlan, a veteran of decades of struggle against the EU in Ireland.
5 July 2019
With their jobs under threat after contracts they could meet have been sent abroad, workers from the BiFab construction yards in Fife protested at the head office of the energy giant EDF in Edinburgh.
9 April 2019
Despite politicians’ promises, new contracts for wind farms in the seas off Scotland are not going to Scottish yards.
24 September 2017
Winning the 2014 Scottish referendum to keep Britain united set the scene for Brexit. Union City Glasgow was launched last weekend as a campaign to celebrate that anniversary.
20 August 2017
Janitors in Glasgow’s primary, nursery and additional support schools have won a pay rise – and the principle of one janitor, one school.
29 June 2017
The SNP has pressed on with plans to break up British Transport Police despite widespread opposition from rail unions to police chiefs. This attempt to reinforce separatism went ahead despite union warnings that it would damage and not protect policing in Scotland.
26 January 2017
In a significant judgement, the Supreme Court has rejected the claim by the devolved governments that their “legislative consent” was needed before triggering Article 50.
31 October 2016
After the SNP lost the 2014 vote, many in Scotland joined the SNP. In England too, many joined Labour and the Lib Dems after the EU referendum. These are reactionary currents.