Letter for Members on AFI

ALL MEMBERS Solidarity 21st September 2020 Comrades Subject: Solidarity Decision: Alliance For Independence After initial discussions in January this year and several meetings and deliberations over many months, the Solidarity National Executive Committee (NEC) met on Sunday 13th September 2020 and Saturday 19th September 2020, to discuss and unanimously endorse the attached statement concerning joining the Alliance For Independence project designed to maximise the pro-independence second votes at next year’s Scottish Parliament elections. Solidarity secured the largest socialist vote in 2016 with 14,333 votes recorded for our radical socialist and independence agenda. Joining the AFI Project means standing under that […]

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Solidarity NEC Statement on AFI

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE STATEMENT Saturday 19th September 2019 ________________________________________________________________________ ALLIANCE FOR INDEPENDENCE ________________________________________________________________________ Solidarity believes the 2021 Holyrood election is the most significant in the new Parliament’s twenty-one-year history. This election will determine Scotland’s future and will historically be referred to as the Independence Election. Should the Scottish people elect an independence supporting majority next May it will make IndyRef2 inevitable in 2021 and given the consistent and significant lead for YES in an unprecedented eight successive opinion polls independence will be the outcome of that new referendum. In these circumstances uniting the pro-independence 2nd vote in those elections is imperative. […]

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Solidarity Response to Scottish Government Consultation – Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

Earlier in the year, the Scottish Government sought responses to the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill, which proposes changes to the Gender Recognition Act 2004. Responses were due to be submitted no later than 17th March 2020. Solidarity discussed this consultation at an NEC meeting in January 2020 and agreed that the best forum to discuss the issue in detail, as well as to include all Party members in the discussion, would be at an All Party Members meeting. This meeting took place in Glasgow on Sunday 8th March 2020. Ahead of the meeting, the Party’s Equalities Officer, Sister Lynn […]

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The Final Countdown Rally 21st September 2019 ( FREEDOM SQUARE )

The recent announcement from the Scottish Government that they are preparing to use the “triple lock mandate,” delivered by the people of Scotland, in autumn of 2020 and the polls showing a steady rise for a Yes vote, the rally is designed to launch the “Final Countdown” to a successful Yes vote in #indyref2. On October 12th 2014 Hope over Fear organised a hugely successful rally in George (Freedom)Square, Glasgow to help lift the spirits of the Yes family, after the disappointment of the referendum, and to declare that far from being over, in the words of Gerry Cinnamon in […]

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Public Meeting Name The Date For Indy Ref2

Come to the meeting and hear Tommy Sheridan articulate his reasons for naming the date for indy ref 2 now. Tommy is the spokesperson for the Hope over Fear campaign for Scottish independence and has been an advocate of the working class most of his adult life and has been at the forefront of many campaigns over the years for social justice and equality. In his first year as an Msp he successfully moved a bill in the Scottish parliament banning warrant sales, so certainly knows his way around the political arena. Tommy speaks truth to power and because of […]

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