Scottish National Party leaders have signalled that they intend to drop the SNP's longstanding opposition to NATO membership, and may be willing to negotiate a very long timescale for the removal of Trident nuclear weapons from Scotland.
An article in the current issue of Scottish Socialist Voice, newspaper of the Scottish Socialist Party (SSP), proposes that the existing British trade union movement should be broken up into its national components.
The SNP government in Holyrood has announced the privatising of ferry services connecting the Orkney and Shetland islands with the mainland.
Labour and the SNP were the winners in last week’s Scottish council elections.
Publicity for this year’s Glasgow May Day demonstration and rally refers to the celebrations including “a tribute to Agnes McLean.”
SNP leader Alex Salmond’s best-of-pals relationship with Rupert Murdoch and his son has been thrust into the limelight by the Leveson inquiry.
Thirty Unison members working in the Central De-Contamination Unit in Ayrshire Central Hospital (Irvine) staged a 48-hour strike on 13-14 March as part of the union’s ongoing campaign in defence of NHS pensions in Scotland.
The deadline for submissions to the Westminster government’s consultation on the conduct of the referendum on Scotland’s constitutional future passed on Friday 9 March.
NHS workers in Scotland will begin rolling strikes from 12 March as part of the ongoing battle over pensions.
Glasgow City Labour Group’s 15-strong majority collapsed to just two — one of which was the vote of an independent councillor — in the vote on the council’s 2012/13 budget earlier this month.