This is the last article you can read this month
You can read more article this month
You can read more articles this month
Sorry your limit is up for this month
CHANGE UK’s top candidate in Scotland for the European elections announced yesterday that he is scrapping his campaign and said pro-EU voters should instead back the Scottish Lib Dems.
David Macdonald wrote to Change UK MP Anna Soubry – formerly of the Conservatives – to say that he does not believe his party could compete against the Lib Dems.
ChangeUK is trailing behind all parties except Ukip in this week’s YouGov poll of voters’ intentions for the Euro elections.
Change UK’s Chuka Umunna said it was “disappointing that this candidate has chosen to pledge allegiance to another party – he has let down his fellow candidates and activists,” having left Labour in February to pledge allegiance to another party and let down his fellow MPs, activists and constituents.
In April Joseph Russo – who was then Change UK Scotland’s top candidate for the European Parliament elections next week – stood down after just one day over offensive historic tweets.
In 2012 he had tweeted that he was “scared of black women” after he was chased through Amsterdam “by a crazed black whore.”
You can’t buy a revolution, but you can help the only daily paper in Britain that’s fighting for one by joining the 501 club.
Just £5 a month gives you the opportunity to win one of 17 prizes, from £25 to the £501 jackpot.
By becoming a 501 Club member you are helping the Morning Star cover its printing, distribution and staff costs — help keep our paper thriving by joining!
You can’t buy a revolution, but you can help the only daily paper in Britain that’s fighting for one by become a member of the People’s Printing Press Society.
The Morning Star is a readers’ co-operative, which means you can become an owner of the paper too by buying shares in the society.
Shares are £1 each — though unlike capitalist firms, each shareholder has an equal say. Money from shares contributes directly to keep our paper thriving.
Some union branches have taken out shares of over £500 and individuals over £100.
You can’t buy a revolution, but you can help the only daily paper in Britain that’s fighting for one by donating to the Fighting Fund.
The Morning Star is unique, as a lone socialist voice in a sea of corporate media. We offer a platform for those who would otherwise never be listened to, coverage of stories that would otherwise be buried.
The rich don’t like us, and they don’t advertise with us, so we rely on you, our readers and friends. With a regular donation to our monthly Fighting Fund, we can continue to thumb our noses at the fat cats and tell truth to power.
Donate today and make a regular contribution.