In a carefully constructed but sharply critical assessment of the recent Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) report entitled, ‘Adjusting Scotland’s Block Grant for Tax and welfare Powers; Assessing the Options’, leading independent economist, Jim Cuthbert,… Read More »Scottish fiscal settlement negotiations
First Minister Declares “WORKERS’ RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS” 24th November in the Bute Hall, University of Glasgow The Rt. Hon. Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland, delivered the Third Annual Jimmy Reid Memorial Lecture… Read More »Worker’s Rights are Human Rights!
First Minister Declares “WORKERS’ RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS” The Rt. Hon. Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland, will deliver the Third Annual Jimmy Reid Memorial Lecture “WORKERS’ RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS” on Tuesday… Read More »Third Jimmy Reid Memorial Lecture
As part of its campaign against the Trade Union Bill, the STUC is organising an event on 24th November at 6.30pm which will livestream the First Minister’s Lecture ‘Worker’s Rights are Human Rights’ followed by a Panel Discussion. The venue… Read More »Our Rights, Our Jobs, Our Unions – No TU Bill No Austerity
The 3rd Annual Jimmy Reid Memorial Lecture “WORKERS’ RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS” will be delivered by Rt. Hon. Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland. The meeting will be chaired by Grahame Smith, General Secretary… Read More »3rd Annual Jimmy Reid Memorial Lecture
The Jimmy Reid Foundation today publishes a major new critique of government handling of the Scottish economy in terms of the critical component of trade and development. Written by renown independent economist/statistician, Margaret Cuthbert and… Read More »Facts on Trade and Development
In this latest policy paper Carole Ewart urges us to use international human rights standards to create a fairer Scotland. Summary Human rights have not realised their potential to protect individual rights e.g. respect for… Read More »Economic and Social Rights are Human Rights
Carole Ewart argues human rights are the framework for a fair society A child witness project in Canada evaluated its service after ten years. Respondents, by this time adults, were asked which part of the… Read More »Economic and social rights are human rights