Welfare

No, the EU didn't just ban alcohol minimum pricing...

By: 
Dr Craig Dalzell
on : 
7th Jan 2016
Bulletin item expiry date: 
29th Feb 2016

No, the EU didn't just ban alcohol minimum pricing... but even if they did, we can still do something.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is an independent organisation working to inspire social change through research, policy and practice. In the last couple of years, they have done some insightful and challenging work on housing, poverty and climate justice in the UK.

The BIG idea!

By: 
John Kane, Holyrood 2016 Candidate (Central Scotland Region)
on : 
15th Aug 2015
Bulletin item expiry date: 
30th Sep 2015

Negative politics is easy. We all love to complain about how bad things are, and about what the government is doing wrong. Problems are ten a penny. It’s a little bit more difficult to be positive and offer up ideas for solutions. In this post, instead of complaining about the lack of big ideas for positive change I want to talk about one of the few big ideas that is floating around. The Green Party’s Citizen’s Income literally is a BIG idea - a Basic Income Guarantee (BIG).
 

Andy Wightman talk on Land Matters

Place: 
Elphinston Hotel, Biggar

 Land rights campaigner Andy Wightman will be speaking on the Common Good assets of former Burghs such as Biggar, how and how to find out what these are and ensure that they are used to benefit local communities. SLC says Biggar has no Common Good Assets we believe that it does as the Public Park and the Burnbraes as well as some other sites would seem to meet the criteria. 

Wiston Lodge outdoor spectular

Place: 
Wiston Lodge, Wiston, Clydesdale

The political interest at this year's Wiston Lodge Outdoor Spectacular on Sat 22nd June will be a discussion between Robin McAlpine of the Reid Foundation, Dennis Canavan of Yes Scotland and Janet Moxley of Lanarkshire Greens on the Reid Fo

Lanarkshire Councils threaten "Bedroom tax" victims with eviction

News date: 
22nd May 2013

After refusing to implement a "no evictions" policy to prevent tennants who fall into arrears because of the "bedroom tax" from being evicted, Labour led North and South Lanarkshire Councils have become some of the to issue letters threaten

Spirit of '45 Screening

Place: 
Biggar Corn Exchange

A Screening of Ken Loach's new documentary Spirit of '45 promoted by Lanarkshire Greens.

An impassioned documentary about how the spirit of unity which buoyed Britain during the war years carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society

People's Day of Protest

Place: 
Glasgow tbc

 Day of protest against the "bedroom tax" and other benefit cuts. Details tbc
 

Anti-"bedroom tax" demo

Place: 
Glasgow

A demonstration against the "bedroom tax". Collect Green banners from the Glasgow Office between 11 and 11:15 then assemble at Glasgow Green 11:30 to march to George Square.
 

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