CP demand action to protect jobs, food and housing as second lockdown sets in

The Communist Party has issued the November edition of its news sheet Unity! focusing on communist campaigning work up and down the country and the need for a trade union led fight for action to protect lives and livelihoods during the pandemic.

Communist Party: “people’s security vital in the fight against COVID-19”

The Communist Party has called for urgent action to guarantee employment, income, housing and food security in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. “Millions of workers are facing cuts in hours or lay-offs and redundancies”, the party’s Trade Union Organiser Andy Bain reported at its Political Committee on yesterday evening (29 October 2020).

Communist Party calls for a new fightback against austerity and unemployment

The Communist Party has issued the October edition of its news sheet Unity! focusing on the need for a mass movement to resist mass unemployment and Tory cuts as we grapple with the COVID-19 Pandemic. Read the full edition online.

CP Executive Committee: “beware Boris bearing gifts”

Trade unions should beware Boris Johnson’s ‘Build Back Better’ strategy because it will demand a high price from workers and their families, the Communist Party warned yesterday (10 October 2020).

CP Executive Committee: COVID-19 shows the need to fight for jobs and pay

“The COVID crisis has exposed jobs, the right to work and society’s total dependence on labour as the fault-line of capitalism”, Andy Bain told the Communist Party’s Executive Committee on Saturday (8 August 2020).

Tory pay rise for public sector workers not all it’s cracked up to be

This morning (21 July 2020) Tory Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced that around 900,000 public sector workers are due to receive an “above-inflation pay rise”, for their “vital contribution during the Coronavirus pandemic”. From doctors to teachers to police and prison officers, all are being offered pay increases up to 3.1%.

YCL: Summer Budget “less than a drop in the ocean compared to what is really needed”

The Executive Committee of the Young Communist League last night (8 July 2020) released a statement in response to the Government’s Summer Budget.

Don’t believe Johnson’s bluster; there is no Tory ‘New Deal’ to save the economy

Boris Johnson defended the Tory strategy to save Britain’s tanking economy during Prime Ministers Questions yesterday (1 July 2020) as the country continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic shock.

An Examination of the National Question in Wales

Nathan James makes the case for progressive federalism for the people of Wales – and the other nations of Britain – as the basis for democratic empowerment and the radical redistribution of wealth.