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STUC Statement: ahead of the General Election

Commenting, STUC General Secretary Roz Foyer said:

“Voters in Scotland stand on the brink of consigning this crooked Conservative Government to the chronicles of history.

“For too long have they engineered the destruction of the social fabric of our communities and extinguished people’s hopes for a brighter future.

“That can all change today. Removing the Tories from government is the utmost priority. Our voices and our votes matter and we must not be complacent about the outcome of this election. The STUC does not try to dictate to Scotland’s workers who they should vote for, but we all know which parties and politicians have been complicit in damaging our livelihoods and taking away our rights.  We also know those who have stood beside our movement - from parliament to the picket lines. Last week we launched our six-point plan for change.

All 660,000 trade union members in Scotland can play a decisive role in shaping the political landscape of our nation. We should use our vote to back those who back us."  

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