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“Clinton must offer hope to Americans.”

“Clinton must offer hope to Americans.”

Kez writes about on her trip to the US and reflects on the political debate ahead of November's presidential election. Read morenavigateright

Inspiration, Energy and Enthusiasm - What happened at Labour’s Community Organising Academy?

Inspiration, Energy and Enthusiasm - What happened at Labour’s Community Organising Academy?

Scottish Young Labour activist, Erin McAuley gives her report on the Community Organising Academy held in Nottingham on July 22nd-24th. Read morenavigateright

Scottish Labour - Our Post-Brexit Action Plan

Scottish Labour - Our Post-Brexit Action Plan

Today Labour has published a 'Brexit Action Plan', calling on the SNP and Tory Governments to protect jobs and invest in our economy. Read morenavigateright

“Yet another increase in delayed discharges, yet another broken promise from the SNP”

“Yet another increase in delayed discharges, yet another broken promise from the SNP”

Commenting on today’s figures for delayed discharge which show a three percent increase from May to June this year, Scottish Labour Health spokesperson Anas Sarwar said: “Yet another increase in delayed discharges yet another broken promise from the SNP who promised to eradicate it a year ago. Read morenavigateright

Lewis Macdonald -  responding to Nicola Sturgeon’s EU speech

Lewis Macdonald -  responding to Nicola Sturgeon’s EU speech

"People in Scotland voted to remain in both the UK and the EU, and everything should be done to deliver on that mandate. Labour is the only party that supports delivering what the people of Scotland voted for." Read morenavigateright

Clinton or Trump? That’s the big choice facing voters in the United States.

Clinton or Trump? That’s the big choice facing voters in the United States.

Writing from Philadelphia, where she is attending the Democratic National Convention in support of Hillary Clinton, Kez urges people not to underestimate support for Donald Trump. Read morenavigateright

Kez-Shipyard workers deserve an explanation on Type 26 delay.

Kez-Shipyard workers deserve an explanation on Type 26 delay.

Kez has written to the Defence Secretary Michael Fallon seeking a guarantee that all eight Type 26 Frigates would be built on the Clyde and calling for him to provide an “honest explanation” to shipyard workers and their families about why construction has been delayed. Read morenavigateright

Brexit-Striking the best deal and redefining Scotland’s EU relationship.

Brexit-Striking the best deal and redefining Scotland’s EU relationship.

Ian Murray MP speaking in a Commons debate on Brexit and what it really means for Scotland. Read morenavigateright

“The Scottish people have given the UK and Scottish Governments two mandates that must be respected”

“The Scottish people have given the UK and Scottish Governments two mandates that must be respected”

Coming less than a week after Theresa May promised that the Article 50 process will not be triggered until there is cross UK agreement, Ian Murray will lead a House of Commons debate on Brexit negotiations and call on the UK Government to fully involve the Scottish Government and other devolved nations. Read morenavigateright

Scottish Labour will continue to push for Frigate jobs to come to Glasgow on time and in full.

Scottish Labour will continue to push for Frigate jobs to come to Glasgow on time and in full.

Scottish Labour will continue to push for Frigate jobs to come to Glasgow on time and in full - Murray Read morenavigateright

Scottish Labour Summer Briefings: Broken Promises – Delayed Discharge Under the SNP

Scottish Labour Summer Briefings: Broken Promises – Delayed Discharge Under the SNP

Labour will make sure the SNP continue to focus on the day job of protecting our public services, Kezia Dugdale and Anas Sarwar said today as they launched the first of Labour’s summer briefings. Read morenavigateright

“The SNP Government need to come clean on fracking”

“The SNP Government need to come clean on fracking”

The SNP Government has commissioned an expert report into mitigating the impact of fracking in Scotland, according to Scottish Government documents, despite Nicola Sturgeon saying that "fracking shouldn't be allowed at all, ever, in Scotland." Read morenavigateright

“Millions of people need a Labour Government”

“Millions of people need a Labour Government”

"I joined the Labour Party because I saw it as the best vehicle for creating a better society and the best way to campaign to give everybody a fair chance in life." Read morenavigateright

Ian Murray appointed as Scottish Labour Westminster Spokesperson

Ian Murray appointed as Scottish Labour Westminster Spokesperson

Kez has today appointed Ian Murray MP to the Scottish Shadow Cabinet as Scottish Labour’s Westminster Spokesperson. Read morenavigateright

Under New Management…

Under New Management…

What does Theresa May's new Cabinet tell us about the type of Government we can expect? Read morenavigateright

Our thoughts are with the people of France.

Our thoughts are with the people of France.

Once again the thoughts and prayers of everybody in Scottish Labour and across the country are with the people of France. Read morenavigateright

Labour MSP demands answers on Low Emission Zones

Labour MSP demands answers on Low Emission Zones

Scottish Labour MSP David Stewart has called for the SNP Government to clarify plans for Low Emission Zones in Scotland. Read morenavigateright

We need feminists in positions of power.

We need feminists in positions of power.

Writing in the Daily Record today, Kez reminds us that it's not enough to have women in political office. We need feminists in positions of power. Read morenavigateright

MSP CALLS FOR STANRIGG DISASTER CENTENARY PREPARATIONS

MSP CALLS FOR STANRIGG DISASTER CENTENARY PREPARATIONS

MSP CALLS FOR STANRIGG DISASTER CENTENARY PREPARATIONS Read morenavigateright

We have to understand why more than a million Scots took the risk of a vote to leave the EU

We have to understand why more than a million Scots took the risk of a vote to leave the EU

In her first major speech since the EU referendum, Kezia Dugdale outlined three key priorities - working to keep Scotland in the EU, understanding why more than a million Scots voted to leave and making sure the SNP Government get on with the day job. Read morenavigateright

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