richie venton

Victory to the UCU!

March 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

by Richie Venton, SSP national workplace organiser • The breadth and depth of strike action by staff at ten Scottish universities, and 61 across the UK, is unprecedented. Members of the University ...

Ferries: sold down the river?

June 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Richie Venton, SSP national workplace organiser Back in May 2012, the Northern Isles ferry service was privatised by the Scottish Government, who handed the £350million contract to private ...