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GREENS CALL FOR CROSS-PARTY MEETING WITH STV OVER DEBATE

The Scottish Greens have today (31 Mar) written to STV asking the broadcaster to invite all five parties represented in the Scottish Parliament to discuss their proposed General Election debate next Tuesday (7 April) to which the Greens have not been invited.invite_the_Greens STV for newsletter

The letter, from Patrick Harvie MSP to STV’s Head of News Gordon Macmillan, follows the submission of a 10,000 signature petition, the support of the other party leaders and a motion in parliament signed by a majority of MSPs.…

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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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