THE crippling effect that poverty has on pupils was highlighted by teachers in Scotland yesterday.
Incoming EIS president Nicola Fisher warned: “Poverty damages the physical and mental health of children, affects their life chances and life expectancy,” as...
Saturday 10th Jun 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
STUC slams ‘arrogant and weak’ British PM
SCOTTISH teachers are preparing the fightback against SNP plans to fast-track unqualified university graduates into schools.
The Scottish government reportedly decided last week to put its own version of the Teach First model out to tender.
In England and Wales, the Teach First...
Friday 9th Jun 2017
Jeremy Corbyn makes final push to take back Glasgow
Thursday 8th Jun 2017
Labour’s Edinburgh Northern and Leith candidate GORDON MUNRO talks to the Star about the rise in foodbank
use and how wealth can be redistributed with fair taxation
Saturday 3rd Jun 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Features
SCOTTISH Labour is fielding a wide range of Corbyn-supporting candidates aiming for seats at Westminster on June 8.
Zoe Streatfield quizzes 18-year-old Christopher Rimicans, contesting the North Ayrshire & Arran seat, who could be the youngest MP in 350 years if...
Thursday 1st Jun 2017
Labour in Scotland has a steep hill to climb, but candidate for Airdrie and Shotts HELEN McFARLANE believes the party’s policies on public services and jobs are winning people over
NICOLA STURGEON declared that “only the SNP is strong enough to keep the Tories in check” as she unveiled her party’s general election manifesto yesterday.
Speaking at the launch in Perth, the SNP leader revealed her party’s plans to protect the triple lock on...
Wednesday 31st May 2017
THE Labour Party has accused the Tories of never caring about Wales as it launched a new poster warning that more “cruel cuts” will be on the way if Theresa May is elected on June 8.
The poster — “Don’t let the Tories trample over Wales” — was...
MIDWIVES launched their manifesto yesterday, calling on the next government to invest in maternity services and protect the rights of EU migrants working in the NHS.
Ensuring better outcomes for pregnant women tops the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) list of five...