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OUR IDEAS OFFER GREATER AMBITION THAN SNP

Scottish Greens say today’s manifesto launch by the SNP shows there remains a clear difference in ambition between the two parties, with only a Green vote standing up to the threat of fracking and the TTIP trade deal, and delivering a real living wage and publicly-owned railways.Alison small pic

The Scottish Greens, who are standing in the majority of Scotland’s 59 seats, are pledging a £10 minimum wage for all ages by 2020, publicly-owned railways, opposition to the TTIP trade deal, and more powers for Scotland and local communities.…

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Bring The Railways Back Into Public Hands

We’ve launched a petition calling for all railway companies and rolling stock to be taken back into public hands as East Coast is handed over to private firms Virgin and Stagecoach.SGP-railway-A6_feb15-v2

Since rail privatisation in the 1990s fares have risen sharply, taking them well above the European averages.

East Coast, before George Osborne handed it to Virgin/Stagecoach, returned a surplus of over £200m to the public purse.…

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