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Pàrtaidh Sòisealach na h-Alba
Scots Socialist Pairtie
Workplace
Organiser
Richie Venton[1]
Preceded byScottish Socialist Alliance
HeadquartersSuite 370
Central Chambers
93 Hope Street
Glasgow
G2 6LD[2]
NewspaperScottish Socialist Voice
Youth wingYoung Scottish Socialists
Membership (2014)Increase 3,500[3]
IdeologyDemocratic socialism
Anti-capitalism[4]
Scottish independence[4]
Scottish republicanism[5]
Political positionLeft-wing[6]
National affiliationRISE – Scotland's Left Alliance (2015 – 2016)
European affiliationEuropean Anti-Capitalist Left
Colours     Red
     White
     Yellow
Scottish Parliament
0 / 129
Local government in Scotland[7]
0 / 1,227
Website
www.scottishsocialistparty.org

The Scottish Socialist Party (SSP; Scottish Gaelic: Pàrtaidh Sòisealach na h-Alba; Scots: Scots Socialist Pairtie) is a political party which was formed in 1998.[10] It argues for socialism and Scottish independence.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Excutive Committee election results". 13 June 2016. https://www.scottishsocialistparty.org/executive-committee-election/. Retrieved 30 April 2017. 
  2. "View registration - The Electoral Commission". http://search.electoralcommission.org.uk/English/Registrations/PP46. 
  3. Hutcheon, Paul (9 November 2014). "Revealed: just how many members does Labour really have in Scotland?". The Herald. http://www.heraldscotland.com/politics/scottish-politics/revealed-just-how-many-members-does-labour-really-have-in-scotland.25814760. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 About Us
    'The SSP is an anti-capitalist, pro-independence party, with a vision of a different kind of society'. Retrieved - 21 August 2015
  5. For A Modern Democratic Republic
    'We welcome all to download, share and discuss the arguments against continuing rule by an unelected monarch, and for establishing our own modern democratic republic'. Retrieved - 28 August 2015
  6. 'Scotland's Socialist Party in Scotland's Left Alliance'. Retrieved - 23 August 2015
  7. Keith Edkins (24 November 2013). "Local Council Political Compositions". http://www.gwydir.demon.co.uk/uklocalgov/makeup.htm. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  8. "May Day 2017 message". 1 May 2017. https://www.scottishsocialistparty.org/may-day-2017-message/. Retrieved 9 May 2017. 
  9. Scottish Socialist Party: We must make this the 'independence election' with clear commitments in parties' manifestos. The National. 2 May 2017. http://www.thenational.scot/news/15258158.Scottish_Socialist_Party__We_must_make_this_the__independence_election__with_clear_commitments_in_parties____manifestos/. Retrieved 9 May 2017. 
  10. Scottish election: Scottish Socialist Party profile. BBC. Published 13 April 2011. Retrieved 14 July 2017.