Tommy’s Statement on Budget 2017

“Yet again Malevolent May and her horrible Hammond have re-dedicated themselves to the class war on behalf of the rich and powerful they represent using the brutal weapon of austerity to drive down living standards and drive up despair among millions of ordinary working people and benefit recipients. They should be ashamed of themselves. Their tax give-aways to their rich friends and corporations represents theft from the public purse and confirms their political immortality. They really are, to borrow from the immortal Aneurin Bevan, ‘Lower than vermin’.”

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#IndyRef2

“If the SNP don’t use the mandate they have, what does that say about Scottish Parliament? What does that say about future mandates from the parliament? The very credibility of Scottish Parliament is on the table now” – Tommy Sheridan – Airdrie, November 2017.

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Irene Lang’s Speech – Strike Action

23rd October 2018 I am a Child Development Team Leader who has worked for the Council since 1989. I am a Unison member and was a Unision steward for ten years. I am a founding menber of Solidarity. Solidarity stands shoulder to shoulder with the strikers. In 1970 as a result of female workers with Ford taking strike action in 1968 over equal paythe Equal Pay Act came into effect. In 2010 this was replaced by the equality Act which states that men and women have the right to equal pay for equal work. This is the law, therefore why […]

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Jenny Kiernan’s Speech – Strike Action

23rd October 2018 I work in further education and I was striking with you in support of you getting equal pay, it’s an absolute disgrace on how long this has been taking for us women to get equal pay considering the Equal Pay Act of 1970 and later the Equality Act 2010 what is the purpose of this legislation if its not enforced?  Why has there been 21 meetings with the Council over the past 10 months and no progress has been made? What are they doing? Why are you being made to feel guilty for striking?  Why are you […]

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Solidarity Statement on Donald Trump UK Visit

Solidarity: Scotland’s Socialist Movement calls on the UK Government, even at this late hour, to abandon the invitation to Donald Trump. There can be no justification for a visit from this deluded individual. He neither represents decency or diplomacy, which is shown by his deep disregard of humanity.   To extend this visit is to endorse the inhumane treatment of children in deprived areas of the world from Palestine to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is an affront to democracy.   Solidarity calls on the US Administration to show some backbone and reign this megalomaniac terrorist in. Describing Trump as a terrorist […]

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