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SSP Special Conference

Dear all Just a reminder that the SSP Special Conference is on tomorrow in Glasgow, see below details from Kevin McVey and attachment containing statements and resolutions. For those of you who will be taking a train through I propose … Continue reading

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North Branch motions for conference

Attached is a motion for conference submitted by David MacKay as amended and agreed to provisionally following a discussion at last night’s joint branch meeting. As decided last night, we are going to hold another meeting to discuss and vote on motions for conference … Continue reading

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SSP Delegation in Cuba

Following a visit to Scotland last year by Teresita Trujillo, the SSP was invited by the Cuban Communist Party to send an official delegation as part of their celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Revolution.  In February, I was … Continue reading

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News from SOOT

Interview with Catriona Grant, Chair of Save Our Old Town and the Canongate Community Forum, member of the SSP North Edinburgh branch “Save Our Old Town was set up in 2005 right after the Caltongate development was announced” Catriona tells … Continue reading

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Ian Finlayson Obituary (extract)

Ian (John) Finlayson died on July 5th after a long illness. Ian was from a Sutherland background but lived in Edinburgh for most of his life. As a young conscript, Ian served in the British Army at the time of … Continue reading

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Ron Brown Obituary (extract)

Ron Brown was that rare breed a trade’s union militant, who became a Labour MP [ Leith 1979-1992] yet kept to his working class, socialist convictions. Unlike many others who sat on those green Labour benches Ron wasn’t seduced by … Continue reading

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