CommonSpace reporter David Thomson brings the latest in his Holyrood 2016 series of podcasts
WITH less than a fortnight to go until polls open in the Holyrood 2016 parliamentary elections, CommonSpace reporter David Thomson catches up with former Scottish Socialist Party MSP Colin Fox, who is standing for election as a candidate for new socialist coalition Rise.
Topics discussed include: the recent Edinburgh schools closures and PFI controversy; concerns over BAE contracts at the Clyde shipyards; the road ahead for Scottish independence; Rise’s tax policy; the Tie campaign for LGBTI+ inclusive education in schools; faith schools; housing; Rise’s ‘living income’ policy proposal for unpaid carers; and the creation of single Scottish police force Police Scotland.
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