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Scottish Labour appoint former MSP as Acting General Secretary

The Labour Party has today appointed Drew Smith as the acting General Secretary of the Scottish Labour Party. Smith, who is currently GMB Scotland’s Policy & External Affairs Officer, is also a former MSP and served...

Letter from Scotland

The Scottish Labour Party used to be the power in the land.  This weekend it’s gathering in Dundee for its annual conference as just a rump of what it once was. And it’s deeply...

#GE2017 Scottish Labour launch child poverty manifesto

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale will announce another part of her party's manifesto later today designed to tackle child poverty.She accused the SNP and Tory governments of abandoning tens of thousands of children who are...

Is there someone in Edinburgh who can lead Scottish Labour?

 Our photo is from the launch of Edinburgh Labour's manifesto in March 2012 when the Edinburgh Council Labour group were fighting the local election.Councillor Lesley Hinds and Councillor Andrew Burns were joined by Johann...

Labour Party conference 2011 – Rules changed on Scottish Labour Leader

Plans to devolve the rules and structures on the Scottish Labour Leadership were formally agreed today by the Labour Party Conference.The historic rule change creates the position of Scottish Labour Leader for the first...

Labour Party Conference – speech by Sarah Boyack MSP

The Labour Party conference is on this week. The party faithful have met this year in Liverpool to discuss amongst themselves what is important for the UK, and its constituent parts. Since the party...


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