STAND UP TO RACISM SCOTLAND STATEMENT ON FOOTBALL LADS ALLIANCE

This statement is supported by:

Scottish Trade Union Congress
Show Racism the Red Card Scotland
Unite the Union Scotland
Stephen Smellie, depute convenor Unison Scotland
Joy Dunn, PCS Union Scotland National Officer
John Kelly, EIS-FELA union president
Pam Currie, EIS-FELA vice president
Penny Gower, EIS-FELA Edinburgh College secretary
Tom Connolly, City of Edinburgh Unison secretary
Duncan Smith, Edinburgh TUC chair (pc)
Neil Findlay, Lothians Labour MSP
Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern SNP MSP
Ian Murray, Edinburgh South Labour MP
Tommy Sheppard, Edinburgh East, SNP MP
Gordon Munro, Leith Ward Labour councillor
James Dornan, Glasgow Cathcart SNP MSP
Robina Qureshi, Positive Action in Housing
Scotland Against Criminalising Communities
John Dennis, Dumfries TUC Secretary
Arthur West, Kilmarnock and Loudoun TUC secretary
Unite the Union Glasgow retired members branch
Peoples Assembly Scotland
Social Work Action Network Scotland
Margaret Woods, Glasgow Campaign to Welcome Refugees trade union coordinator (pc)
Bob Thomson, Scottish Left Review chair & past chair, Scottish Labour Party
Shelia Arthur, Community InfoSource
Scottish Borders LGBT Equality
Socialist Workers Party Scotland
Morning Star Readers and Supporters Group Scotland

Please email SUTRscot@gmail.com if you or your organisation wish to be added to this statement

Urgent call to support—demonstrate against racism

‘No to Racism, No to Islamophobia—Football for All’ unity event on 25 November, Edinburgh, assemble 9.30am

STUC St Andrews Day March and Rally, 25 November, Glasgow, assemble 11 am

We are deeply concerned by the news that the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) are set to march alongside Veterans Against Terrorism on Saturday 25 November in Edinburgh. … Read the rest

Birmingham Stand Up To Racism mobilises for Winter refugee appeal

Birmingham Stand Up To Racism has organised a series of events for the Care4Calais/Stand Up To Racism  Winter refugee appeal for refugees:

Nov 25th 2017  Birmingham Winter Refugee Appeal Street Collection: You can download a leaflet here  Facebook event page here

Dec 3rd 2017  Birmingham Winter Refugee Fundraising Meal, organised by Stand Up To Racism and supported by MEND:          Facebook event page here  Eventbrite: Book tickets online here 
But they are also making plans far into next year. … Read the rest