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Trade justice campaigners warn of executive power grab ahead of post-Brexit trade deal debate
David Lawrence Trade Justice Movement: “Thursday’s debate could be the only chance for MPs to debate these deals, and does not offer any assurances that MPs will be able to influence negotiations, access texts or get a meaningful vote on the deals.”
Pharma for the 'common good'? Calls to end corporate monopoly as figures reveal rising NHS prescriptions bill
New NHS figures reveal average prescription cost has risen nearly 15 per cent in five years
SOCIAL JUSTICE campaigners have called for a shift away from the ‘profit-driven model’ of the pharmaceutical industry as new figures reveal NHS Scotland is facing increasing strain on its budget from prescription costs.
‘Holding patients' lives to ransom’: Scottish cancer patients call for government intervention as big pharma prices NHS out
Petition calls on Scottish Government to use special license to usurp corporate monopoly on cancer drug
THE JUST Treatment campaign has gained over 5000 signatures on a petition asking the Scottish Government to use a Crown use licence to allow NHS access to pertuzumab, a breast cancer treatment.
Towards 'a world where we move and live freely': Glasgow event to discuss how we can create open borders
Glasgow event will discuss how to turn ‘open borders’ from a slogan into a practical concept
IN THE WAKE of the Windrush controversies and Theresa May’s ‘hostile environment’, campaign group Global Justice Now hopes to kick-start a national conversation that will move ‘open borders’ from an aspiration to a policy capable of implementation.
New minister, same policy: MPs and campaigners demand review of ‘racist’ immigration approach
Rudd’s resignation not the end of the story on immigration policy scandal, opposition parties and anti-racist campaigners say
THE PRESSURE on the UK Government to scrap its ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy has mounted following Amber Rudd’s resignation as home secretary.
Already replaced by Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid, Rudd resigned late on Sunday night after a series of leaked documents contradicted her own statements regarding the Windrush crisis and the existence of deportation targets.
Amid concerns around Trade Bill “power grab”, MSPs will consider impact on Scotland
Parliamentary event will see MSPs discuss the implications of post-Brexit trade deals
THE TRADE JUSTICE Scotland Coalition has organised an event which will highlight the risks of post-Brexit trade deals in light of the UK Government’s Trade Bill.
The event aimed at MSPs and supported by Green MSP Mark Ruskell will take place in the Scottish Parliament on 16 January - one week after the controversial Trade Bill was passed at its second reading in the House of Commons.
Nick Dearden: Three more reasons why we need to stop Ceta
Global Justice Now director Nick Dearden says people opposed to TTIP need to extend the fight to Ceta
LAST week I joined activists and campaigners from across the globe who came to Canada for the World Social Forum. A major topic of discussion was the problems with TTIP-style free trade agreements and how we can stop them.