PRESS RELEASE: The March for Freedom AUOB March for Independence

For Immediate Release Friday 10th January 2020 The March for Freedom AUOB March for Independence Solidarity members and supporters will be joining the hundred thousand or more people in Glasgow on Saturday (11th January 2020), calling for a second Independence referendum for Scotland. After the SNP returned 48 out of 59 MPs in the recent General Election, it was clear that the people of Scotland not only rejected Westminster rule, but established yet another clear mandate to hold a second referendum. Saturday’s demonstration, due to be the biggest ever held in Scotland, will send a clear message to the UK […]

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***PRESS RELEASE*** Tommy Sheridan Returns as Convener of Solidarity

For Immediate Release Saturday 16th November 2019 Tommy Sheridan Returns as Convener of Solidarity At the Solidarity’s Annual Conference, held today (Saturday 16th November 2019) at the Pearce Institute in Glasgow, Tommy Sheridan was elected unopposed as the new and returning leader of the party. Elections also took place for a number of other key positions. The new post holders will make up the new National Executive Committee (see Note to Editors below). Tommy Sheridan, Convener said: “It is a privilege to once again be elected the leader of Solidarity. We have consistently been the best supported socialist party in […]

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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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