Crunch Vote on Atos Commonwealth Games Role

Crunch Vote on Atos Commonwealth Games Role

After months of public pressure Glasgow City Councillors will now vote on October 31st whether French Healthcare Company Atos should be allowed to sponsor the 2014 games. The controversial company has been responsible for the punitive disability work assessments and has…

Bin the Bedroom Tax – Protest at Lib-dems UK national conference

Bin the Bedroom Tax – Protest at Lib-dems UK national conference

Story Credit: Grace Franklin/ Local Glasgow News A major protest against the ‘bedroom tax’ will be held on Saturday 14 September in Glasgow to coincide with Lib Dem Leader Nick Clegg speaking at his UK party’s conference in Glasgow. In…

Alex Salmond at the Accord Centre - A Commitment Unfulfilled?

Alex Salmond at the Accord Centre – A Commitment Unfulfilled?

This post features a video recording and written transcription of Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond’s visit to the Accord day care centre, Dalmarnock, in May 2011. He was invited to the centre to discuss the future of the centre, and…

Atos Kills - and it has Accomplices

Atos Kills – and it has Accomplices

  A recent protest at the Chris Hoy Velodrome highlighted the noxious sponsorship of the Commonwealth Games 2014 by Atos – a French Healthcare company responsible for punitive disability work assessments. Since being awarded the contract in 2008 (under the…