CP calls for a united struggle for popular sovereignty in face of Tory EU Deal

Communist Party of Britain General Secretary Robert Griffiths and International Secretary John Foster released a statement yesterday (26 December 2020) on the UK-EU Agreement on Trade and Cooperation.

YCL: “UNICEF feed Britain’s children for the first time in history while Tory donors cash in on the pandemic”

The Young Communist League has issued a statement on the news that for the first time in history, UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, have been forced to intervene to help feed hungry children in Britain this winter.

Communists slam Brexit talks as ‘confected theatre’

Britain’s Communists have sounded a sceptical note about the extension of post-Brexit trade talks between the British government and the EU. Addressing the party’s executive over the weekend, Alex Gordon said the continuing talks have “an air of confected theatre about them, although these are performances that not many people might pay to watch”.

Communists welcome COVID-19 vaccine but slam Tory ‘shambles’

Tony Conway, the Communist Party’s Anti-Racism Anti-Fascism Officer, launched a stinging all-round attack on the Tory government’s record at a meeting of the Party’s Political Committee yesterday evening (2 December 2020). After welcoming the swift development and approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, he said it should not divert attention from the government’s “deadly mismanagement” of the coronavirus crisis.

Communists slam Tory ‘disaster’ and Labour ‘dereliction’

Britain’s Communists slammed the Tory government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic as an “incompetent and corrupt disaster” at last weekend’s meeting of the Party’s Executive Committee.

YCL: “Remembrance should not be a vehicle to justify and legitimise past or future wars”

The Young Communist League has issued a statement to mark Remembrance Sunday 2020 which is being observed in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CP General Secretary condemns “shambolic betrayal of the people” by Tories on COVID-19

The Communist Party’s General Secretary, Robert Griffiths, has released a recorded address condemning the Tories’ handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and calling for mass action now to prevent more deaths and economic hardship for working people.

What the free school meals scandal says about capitalism in Britain

The refusal to extend free school meals over Christmas has met a lot of backlash. The predicted cost of this scheme would only be around £20 million as only 15% of students were estimated to be receiving free school meals. This number accounts for about 1.3 million children but the actual figure is now estimated to have risen to around 2 million.