PRESS RELEASE: Grenfell Inquiry Findings an Absolute Disgrace and an Insult to Our Brave Firefighters

For Release at 0001hrs on Wednesday 30th October 2019 Grenfell Inquiry Findings an Absolute Disgrace and an Insult to Our Brave Firefighters The leaked findings of the Grenfell Inquiry, which places the blame for the tragedy at the feet of Firefighters and the Fire Service, have been widely and rightly condemned. The 935 page Public Enquiry Report due to be released at 10am today (Wednesday 30th October), but was leaked strategically to the media yesterday and in a sinister fashion, in a manner dishonourable to the victims and their families. It has been indicated that it will contain withering criticisms […]

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** PRESS RELEASE ** Supreme Court Judgement Means Johnson Must Resign and a General Election Must Be Called!

For Immediate Release Tuesday 24th September 2019 The unanimous judgement of the Supreme Court, that Boris Johnson acted illegally in proroguing Parliament, makes his position as Prime Minister completely untenable. He must resign with immediate effect and a General Election must be called. In the wake of these events, the SNP must finally initiate IndyRef2, and do so as soon as possible. The Scottish people must be given the opportunity to decide whether we remain under an undemocratic, sham of a parliament or to grasp the opportunity to become independent of it. Tommy Sheridan, Political Advisor for Solidarity said: “Boris […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Solidarity Joins Overwhelming and Widespread Outrage Over PM Suspending Parliament!

For Immediate Release Wednesday 28th August 2019 The actions of the UK Prime Minister today to suspend the Westminster Parliament should disturb everyone who values democracy. It is obvious to most political commentators, even those in the Westminster propaganda machine, that this manoeuvre is designed to cut off any opposition to a No-Deal Brexit. Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, has described it as “the death of democracy”. Solidarity is of the same opinion, at least where the governance of the United Kingdom is concerned. Solidarity calls on the SNP to initiate IndyRef2 as soon as possible, to give the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: PUBLIC MEETING: Poll Tax Battle Remembered – 30 Years On

For Immediate Release Friday 5th April 2019 PUBLIC MEETING: Poll Tax Battle Remembered – 30 Years On This week saw the 30th anniversaryof the introduction of the Poll Tax in Scotland. On 1st April 1989, Margaret Thatcher imposed one of her most immoral and onerous policies on the Scottish people; a policy that would ultimately lead to her downfall. A mass grass roots movement in opposition to her policy arose. A coordinated campaign of civil disobedience and non-payment of the tax flourished and was ultimately successful. The tax was abolished, and with it, the end of Thatcher’s premiership. A Public […]

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Press Release: Hope Over Fear “LAUNCH THE LIFEBOAT” Rally

Thursday 21st March Hope Over Fear will be holding a Rally in George Square on Sunday 24th March 2019at 1pm, calling for the SNP Government to ‘Use the Mandate’ and announce a date for a second Independence Referendum. The Rally will be calling on the SNP Government to announce a date for a second Scottish Independence Referendum. Tommy Sheridan, Hope Over Fear, said:“In the past 5 years, things have got worse for the people of Scotland, not better. The Tories’ austerity agenda has caused more suffering for ordinary people – poverty has increased; benefits have been slashed; pensions cut; Public […]

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