This section contains news and views about the fight to preserve the unity of Britain in the face of separatist attempts to split off Scotland and Wales, and EU-inspired bids to divide England with federalist regionalism. You can also follow links to key sources of information. Please email us with information about meetings or useful links.
20 May 2021
Labour in Wales did not mention it in its manifesto, but now it wants to spend millions on creating yet more seats in the Senedd assembly – at public cost but without public benefit.
16 May 2021
The much-trumpeted “super-majority” for Scottish separatists never materialised when the SNP and the Alba Party faced the voters last week.
16 April 2021
This book makes the case for continued and renewed union as better both for Scots and for their fellow British citizens.
9 February 2021
A new analysis of the prospects for Scotland should the SNP succeed in detaching it from the rest of Britain makes grim reading for the separatists.
23 January 2021
Scotland’s Attorney General told its highest court on Friday 21 January that the pro-separatist campaigner seeking a ruling that the Scottish parliament can lawfully hold a second “independence” referendum unilaterally lacks the legal standing to bring his case.
9 November 2020
A report from the Institute of Government points out the dangers of devolution exposed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
6 October 2020
RMT union members brought Serco Caledonian Sleeper services to a halt on Sunday, affecting journeys linking cities in Scotland with London and the south.
7 August 2020
Last week devolution in South Yorkshire became law, and attempts to devolve spending plans for the nation’s capital to the mayor are now being mooted.
We have republished this pamphlet from 1977. It has stood the test of time as an analysis of devolution and its threat to the future of the British working class.
11 June 2020
While important railway enhancement works have started up again in England and Wales, the devolved Scottish administration has not allowed workers in the sector to return, keeping it under lockdown.
4 May 2020
How is devolution to Scotland and Wales helping Britain tackle the coronavirus pandemic? Not at all.
30 March 2020
Unions are rapidly reaching agreements to protect workers and maintain vital services in the face of the coronavirus epidemic.
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