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Scottish further education lecturers ready for battle

Scottish further education lecturers ready for battle Further Education lecturers in the Scottish teaching union, EIS, have voted decisively to oppose college managements' attempts to replace them with instructors.

Forth Valley college lecturers start action as wider clash looms

Forth Valley college lecturers start action as wider clash looms Forth Valley College lecturers in the EIS-Further Education Lecturers’ Association (FELA) union began a campaign of industrial action last week.

Mass Scottish independence gathering shows challenge to SNP’s dominance

Mass Scottish independence gathering shows challenge to SNP’s dominance Hundreds of people joined the largest online gathering yet for the independence movement in Scotland this weekend

Deported under new regime for being a rough sleeper

Deported under new regime for being a rough sleeper Rough sleepers in Britain who have come from other countries face deportation under new immigration laws. These will be introduced when the Brexit transition period ends.

Polls show consistent support for Scottish independence

Polls show consistent support for Scottish independence The latest IPSOS MORI opinion poll on Scottish Independence has record numbers in favour, with 58 percent saying they would vote for a break from Britain.

Downgrades of Scottish exam results shows class bias

Downgrades of Scottish exam results shows class bias Scottish teachers' judgements about pupils' exam grades have been overruled, and there's a strong element of class inequality built into the process.

Sturgeon might sound good, but the virus has been a disaster in Scotland

24 July 2020
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has received glowing reviews for her handling of the Covid-19 crisis.

Edinburgh protest for Scottish independence

21 July 2020
Around 60 people joined an All Under One Banner demonstration at the Scottish parliament on Monday.

Renewed call for demos over Scottish independence

30 June 2020
The Scottish independence organisation All Under One Banner (AUOB) held a press conference at the Scottish parliament recently to announce a series of demonstrations which will be “static and socially distanced”, starting in Stirling on 20 July.

SNP claps NHS workers but won’t pay them extra

16 June 2020
NHS workers are angry that the Scottish government has refused to reopen talks over pay.

Devastating critique of SNP and care homes

25 May 2020
Police are investigating the deaths of three women at a care home at the centre of a coronavirus outbreak on the Isle of Skye.

It’s the lowest paid workers who will pay with their lives if the lockdown is lifted

12 May 2020
The Tory push to end the lockdown will hit those in low-paid, insecure work hardest.

‘Why did Scotland follow Johnson?’ asks new report

04 May 2020
Nicola Sturgeon and the Scottish National Party Scottish government are coming under increased attention

Sturgeon’s not so different over coronavirus

27 April 2020
Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has started talking about a “new normal”. Not for the first time during the coronavirus crisis she echoed ministers in the Westminster parliament.

Independence demonstration can deepen Scottish resistance to Tories

17 December 2019
A demonstration for Scottish independence in Glasgow on 11 January is set to be huge.

Resist racist Nigel Farage’s fake anti-establishment act

10 December 2019
Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party went into this Thursday’s general election in turmoil, running at just 3 percent in opinion polls.

SNP manifesto launch underlines reasons to vote Labour

27 November 2019
The issue the SNP placed front and centre was not independence or austerity but Brexit

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon puts on left face at mass rally for Scottish independence

03 November 2019
Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon spoke at a mass rally in Glasgow last Saturday calling for a second independence referendum. This is the first time she has joined any such street protest in the last five years.

More militant mobilisations can win second independence referendum in Scotland

29 October 2019
Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon was set to address an outdoor pro-independence rally in Glasgow on Saturday.

Huge Scottish independence march in Edinburgh shows thirst for real change

05 October 2019
A huge march for Scottish independence swept through Edinburgh on Saturday.

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