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    Jimmy Reid Foundation 2022 annual lecture

    The Cost-of-Living Crisis: Challenges and Opportunities for Our Trade Unions The Foundation is delighted to announce that Christina McAnea, the first woman general secretary of the largest union in Britain, UNISON, will be giving the annual lecture this year on Thursday 6th October.  She will outline the challenges and opportunities that trade unions have in Scotland… Read More »Jimmy Reid Foundation 2022 annual lecture August 4, 2022 Read more…


The Jimmy Reid Foundation is a think tank which brings together different voices from across the left in Scotland to make the case for economic, environmental, political and social equity and justice in Scotland and further afield. In doing so, the Foundation seeks to build on the legacy that Jimmy Reid left us.

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The Reid Foundation is now 10 years old

The Jimmy Reid Foundation reached its 10th birthday on 10 August 2021. It was launched a year after the death of Jimmy Reid by the Scottish Left Review magazine which Jimmy founded. So far, the Foundation has produced nearly 100 publications (policy paper, pamphlets and briefing notes) and organised dozens of meetings and our annual lectures. 

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If you believe in creating social justice in Scotland and would like to help contribute to the ongoing work of the Jimmy Reid Foundation then you can help us by becoming either an ordinary supporter or a sustaining supporter.


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