Theresa May refuses to intervene as university workers and New Gorbals Housing Association condemn Serco evictions
Over 30 university professional pen open letter opposing Serco’s “inhumane evictions”, while New Gorbals Housing Association promises to reverse any attempted lock changes
Another Europe is possible: SNP Socialists' fringe calls for Left opposition to Brexit
The SNP conference saw calls for cross-party, left-wing unity in support of a People’s Vote, with activist Kirsty Haigh dismissing the possibility of ‘Lexit’ as a “fantasy”
SNP SOCIALISTS have joined with representatives of the ‘Another Europe is Possible’ campaign to articulate a socialist case for EU membership and advocating a People’s Vote.
'Total failure of a political ideology': SNP MP blasts outsourcing industry at #SNP18 fringe
Stephens, who sat on the UK Parliamentary Carillion Inquiry, also called for the break-up of the ‘big four’ auditors
GLASGOW SOUTH WEST SNP MP Chris Stephens told a fringe event at SNP annual conference that the outsourcing industry should disappear altogether, arguing that he has “never seen anything that was outsourced that’s led to a better service”.
The fringe event, hosted by the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum, on Monday [9 October] evening, looked at “why companies fail?” in the context of the collapse of outsourcing giant Carillion in January.
SNP MP urges Boris Johnson to condemn Turkish violence in Syria
Turkish assault on Kurdish-controlled Afrin condemned by cross-party parliamentarians
AMID TURKISH airstrikes and ground attacks in Northern Syria with the aim of removing the Kurdish YPG (People’s Protection Units), SNP MP Chris Stephens wrote to Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Wednesday, urging him to take action to end the violence.
Universal Credit 'telephone tax' scrapped following pressure from SNP and Labour
The controversial charges for using the Universal Credit helpline will end next month
THE UNIVERSAL CREDIT HELPLINE will no longer charge callers 55p per minute and will be made free from next month, following criticism of the charge from the SNP and Labour.
All DWP phones lines will be switched to freephone by the end of the year.