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LIVING WAGE RESEARCH SUPPORTS ECONOMY FOR PEOPLE

Scottish Greens are welcoming new research showing that people in Scotland are the most conscious of the £7.85 per hour Living Wage, and that across the UK seven out of ten adults would choose to shop in a Living Wage-accredited store.lIVING wAGE gRAPHIC

The Scottish Greens, who for the first time are standing in the majority of Scotland’s Westminster constituencies, want to raise the adult minimum wage of £6.50 an hour to a single Living Wage for all ages of £7.85, and for that to rise to £10 an hour by 2020.…

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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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