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Thursday 14 January 2016

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Scottish TUSC conference - preparing the socialist challenge for the May elections

The Scottish Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition is meeting on 23rd January under the heading, 'Preparing the 100% anti-austerity and socialist challenge for the Scottish elections'.

Keynote speakers at the opening session include Sean Hoyle, the newly-elected national president of the RMT transport workers' union, and PCS civil servants union vice president Cheryl Gedling (personal capacity).

Scottish TUSC conference - Saturday 23rd January

At the Renfield-St Stephens Centre, Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4JP

Registration opens at 12.30pm

1pm Opening Rally

Strike, Resist and Defy Tory austerity - demand no-cuts budgets from councils and the Scottish government


Sean Hoyle - RMT national president

Cheryl Gedling - PCS vice president (personal capacity)

Brian Smith - Glasgow Unison branch secretary (personal capacity) and Socialist Party Scotland

Angela McCormick - EIS-FELA Executive (personal capacity) and Socialist Workers Party

Striking West Dunbartonshire teacher

Followed by open discussion on fighting the cuts and TUSC's 100% anti-austerity alternative and replies from the top table

Short break

2.45pm Scottish TUSC's manifesto for the 2016 Scottish elections - This will be moved by a member of the TUSC steering committee and followed by an open discussion (A copy of the draft manifesto will be emailed out on Monday).

Vote on the manifesto

Conclusion and financial appeal

Conference finishes at 4.15pm

Come along and help us build a real fighting anti-austerity and socialist alternative to the parties of cuts.