The Scottish referendum campaign and result have shown why we need to move towards a progressive, democratic, federal system for the nations of Britain
The outcome of the referendum on independence places a very heavy responsibility on all those committed to the cause of social justice and of the advance to socialism, writes Tommy Morrison, Scottish Secretary of the Communist Party of Britain
Friday 19th September 2014. Scottish electors have exercised their right of self-determination. In doing so, they have decided to remain part of Britain and have reaffirmed an understanding that unity at this level is critical to the fight for social and economic justice and against the Tory attacks that affect all the peoples of Britain
Scotland beware the poisoned chalice of false independence!” Chair of the Communist Party, Bill Greenshields, warns the promise of false independence is a trap that will weaken working-class unity.
Writing in Britain’s socialist daily the Morning Star, Young Communist League General Secretary Zoe Hennessy argues independence is dead end for Scottish youth and workers. This article first featured in the Morning Star 12/08/2014
Tommy Morrison, Scottish Secretary of the Communist Party outlines the choices facing workers in the independence referendum which takes place on 18th September 2014. Currently the polls are very close. If there is a Yes vote, Scotland will separate in less than two years time, March 2016. At this point Scottish MPs will leave Westminster. […]
From Communist Party Scottish Executive Committee 4th March 2014. As agreed by Communist Party Scottish Committee. The Scottish Committee of the CPB defends the right of nations to self-determination and condemns the Coalition government for its threats of non-cooperation. If a majority of the Scottish people vote for independence in the 2014 referendum, then their […]