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.
29 June 2016
Conveniently forgetting that over a million people in Scotland voted to quit the EU, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon now is now threatening to veto our leaving. She must know she can’t.
29 May 2016
Operation of the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services is to remain in public ownership for at least the next eight years. This victory follows an RMT campaign against a possible takeover by Serco.
4 May 2016
The CPBML’s London May Day rally heard a blistering attack on the European Union, and powerful arguments for leaving.
14 March 2016
A CPBML meeting in Glasgow on why trade unionists should vote to leave the EU drew a diverse and enthusiastic audience ready to contribute their own ideas.
28 June 2015
Ferry workers halted sailings to islands on the west coast of Scotland, taking action against the threat to wages, standards and jobs arising from an EU-enforced privatisation process.
2 May 2015
This biography of the new SNP leader by David Torrance is well-informed and full of ideas. His is both appreciative and critical of his subject. His objectvity brings out the flaws in the SNP position.