Scottish Socialist Party

political party, formed 1998

The Scottish Socialist Party (SSP; Scottish Gaelic: Pàrtaidh Sòisealach na h-Alba; Scots: Scots Socialist Pairtie) is a political party which was formed in 1998.[10] It argues for socialism and Scottish independence.

Scottish Socialist Party

Pàrtaidh Sòisealach na h-Alba
Scots Socialist Pairtie
AbbreviationSSP
ChairpersonNatalie Reid[1]
Calum Martin[1]
SecretaryConnor Beaton[2]
SpokespersonColin Fox
Natalie Reid[3]
Workplace
Organiser
Richie Venton[1]
Founded1998 (1998)
Preceded byScottish Socialist Alliance
HeadquartersSuite 370
Central Chambers
93 Hope Street
Glasgow
G2 6LD[4]
NewspaperScottish Socialist Voice
Youth wingYoung Scottish Socialists
Membership (2014)Increase 3,500[5]
IdeologyDemocratic socialism
Anti-capitalism[6]
Scottish independence[6]
Scottish republicanism[7]
Political positionLeft-wing[8]
National affiliationRISE – Scotland's Left Alliance (2015 – 2016)
European affiliationEuropean Anti-Capitalist Left
Colours     Red
     White
     Yellow
Scottish Parliament
0 / 129
Local government in Scotland[9]
0 / 1,227
Website
www.scottishsocialistparty.org

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Excutive Committee election results". 13 June 2016. Archived from the original on 27 January 2017. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  2. "May Day 2017 message". 1 May 2017. Retrieved 9 May 2017.
  3. "Scottish Socialist Party: We must make this the 'independence election' with clear commitments in parties' manifestos". The National. 2 May 2017. Retrieved 9 May 2017.
  4. "View registration - The Electoral Commission". search.electoralcommission.org.uk.
  5. Hutcheon, Paul (9 November 2014). "Revealed: just how many members does Labour really have in Scotland?". The Herald. Retrieved 9 November 2014.
  6. 6.0 6.1 About Us
    'The SSP is an anti-capitalist, pro-independence party, with a vision of a different kind of society'. Retrieved - 21 August 2015
  7. For A Modern Democratic Republic
    'We welcome all to download, share and discuss the arguments against continuing rule by an unelected monarch, and for establishing our own modern democratic republic'. Retrieved - 28 August 2015
  8. 'Scotland's Socialist Party in Scotland's Left Alliance'. Retrieved - 23 August 2015
  9. Keith Edkins (24 November 2013). "Local Council Political Compositions". Archived from the original on 7 January 2019. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  10. Scottish election: Scottish Socialist Party profile. BBC. Published 13 April 2011. Retrieved 14 July 2017.