Just as predicted the Scottish National Party is strengthening its links with the Scottish Trade Union movement. Now more than ever before the workforce in England needs its own Trade Union Congress. Please support the ETUC.
STUC: SNP have strengthened union bond with historic first speech
The SNP has strengthened its bonds with Scotland’s trade union movement with an “historic” first speech at the nationalist party conference by a prominent union leader.
Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) leader Grahame Smith will appear at the SNP Conference in Aberdeen on Saturday.
SNP business convener Derek Mackay said his appearance was “a welcome and historic development” for the SNP, and a chance “to strengthen the bonds of solidarity between the party and Scotland’s trade unions”.