On 1st January 2015, people in Scotland celebrated 10 years of having an enforceable right to access information from our 10,000 plus public bodies in Scotland. What impact has this right made to the lives of individuals and communities?
On 10 October General Sectretary of Unite Len McCluskey gave the second Annual Jimmy Reid Memorial Lecture. This is the text of his lecture, entitled We Are Not Rats; the role of workers and trade unions in politics
As interest in local democracy falters while the position of the powerful in society becomes more powerful again, all set against a backdrop of powerful and influential millionaires, the rest of us need a signal from Scotland’s politicians that we still matter.