Revealed: Carillion collapse hits taxpayer for £148m, as coalition pushes for Scottish public infrastructure company
The SNP sudent wing has redoubled their calls for SNP members to back a national infastructure company after it was revealed the collapse of outsourcing firm Carillion would cost the taxpayer £148mn.
THE COLLAPSE of private finance giant Carillion is expected to cost the UK taxpayer some £148m according to a new report by the National Audit Office [NAO], leading for fresh calls for SNP members to back a publicly owned national infastructure company at their conference in Aberdeen this weekend.
‘No private interests in public works’: SNP Students endorse a Scottish National Investment Company
Ahead of party conference in Aberdeen, SNP student group condemns the system that empowered companies such as Carillion
THE SNP STUDENTS GROUP has announced their support for a resolution in favour of a Scottish National Infrastructure Company (SNIC) ahead of the SNP’s national conference in Aberdeen next week.
The resolution argues that “the current system of private companies being relied on to control and manage public contracts is, we believe, incredibly flawed and has failed to benefit the people of Scotland.
Scottish Government commitment to inclusive education falls short on funding
Inclusive education advocates say measures still have a "long way to go" to meet need for educational reform
CAMPAIGNERS for inclusive education have expressed mixed feelings over newly announced SNP measures to tackle bullying and inclusion in schools.
Nationalist youth organisations back LGBTI+ inclusive education
Grassroots party organisation boost to TIE campaign
NATIONALIST youth organisations have given their support to changes aimed at making Scottish education inclusive for LGBTI+ students.
Activists from the SNP's youth and student organisations voted to support the Time for Inclusive Education (Tie) campaign, which has called for statutory changes to the Scottish curriculum so that it includes a realistic and healthy portrayal of the range of human sexualities.