Scottish Government

Benefit cuts link to deaths

October 2, 2015 // 1 Comment

by Sandra Webster, SSP national co-spokesperson All deaths impact on the family and friends of the person who has died. Especially so when it is by someone’s own hand. Frequently, suicide is ...

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 ...

The first cuts were not the deepest

May 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Sandra Webster, SSP national co-spokesperson While all other parties promised at least to slow down the rate of austerity, and while the SSP’s manifesto was a people’s one, at the heart of the ...