New YCL Central Committee elected

Following the Young Communist League’s historic 50th All-Britain Congress, the YCL is pleased to announce the officers of our new Central Committee.

Greetings to the YCL of the Donetsk People’s Republic!

The YCL received an invitation to the Second Congress of the Leninist Communist Youth League of the Donetsk People’s Republic (LKSM DNR), taking place in Donetsk on the 15 September. The Komsomol of the DPR is fighting for socialism and the construction of a people’s republic, following in the footsteps of the united Soviet nations. […]

Young Communist League 48th Congress

The Young Communist League is holding it’s 48th Congress on Saturday 3 December 2016 from 12 noon at Ruskin House, Croydon. Congress is the highest decision-making body of the YCL and is held once every two years. Congress is the chance for our members from all over the country to get together and shape the […]

New General Secretary of the YCL elected

At the meeting of the Executive Committee of the YCL on 20 February 2016, our chair Owain was chosen to take on the role of General Secretary (a role that officially represents the YCL) after Zoe, our long-standing comrade, decided to step down. Below is a statement by Owain concerning his election as our new […]

YCL General Secretary’s Address to the 47th Congress

The speech reproduced here was delivered by YCL General Secretary Zoe Hennessy on 13th of December at the Marx Memorial Library to open the YCL’s 47th Congress. Welcome to the 47th congress of the Young Communist League. We are meeting at a critically important time for the left in Britain

YCL Congress Social

After closing our 47th Congress we will be having a social in the Marx Memorial Library from 6pm onwards. There will be a bar, music, speeches – and (inevitably) lots of political discussion. All are welcome, you don’t need to be a member of the YCL or the Communist Party of Britain or even a “young” […]

53rd Congress of the Communist Party

Communist Party General Secretary Robert Griffths on this weekend’s 53rd Congress of the Communist Party. In their Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848), Marx and Engels wrote that the Communists have no interests separate and apart from those of the working class as a whole