Scottish Committee of the Young Communist League has released the following statement in response to the announcement of the SNP-Green Coalition’s Programme for Government.
The Young Communist League has issued a statement on the sickening refusal by the government to guarantee free school meals during holidays until next Easter.
Young communists are represented in the Young Communist League, which has been in the forefront of fighting for the rights of young workers, apprentices and students since early in 1921. The YCL was the first organisation in Britain to campaign for extending the vote to 16 year olds, and in the general election, two members […]
Austerity Vision is of a 1930s Britain; Welfare Reforms Designed to Impoverish and Unsettle Communities
Zoe Hennessy,YCL General Secretary, explains how the ConDems ideological war against the welfare state is turning the clock back on hard-won gains in employment and housing
What will communists be striving for in 2015? Asks CP general secretary Robert Griffiths, looking towards a year of struggle for social justice, peace and socialism
‘The coalition government’s strategy aims to increase corporate profits and enrich the rich still further – it is not primarily about the deficit or the National Debt’, Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths told the party’s political committee on Wednesday evening [03/12/14]
Writing in Britain’s socialist daily the Morning Star, Young Communist League General Secretary Zoe Hennessy argues independence is dead end for Scottish youth and workers. This article first featured in the Morning Star 12/08/2014
Communist Party Chairman Bill Greenshields argues that austerity and war walk hand in bloody hand; and that history has shown that austerity agendas are a naked form of class warfare. On May 2 1933 the Nazis attacked and occupied the buildings of the trade union movement of the German working class
Plans to slash NHS mental health services in Cambridge to meet government-imposed budget cuts have been met with defiant resistance – Steve Sweeney who has helped organise solidarity, writes. An occupation of part of the Tenison Road building which hosts the Lifeworks service is approaching its sixth week
In this article Young Communist League General Secretary Zoe Hennessy examines the devastating impact of the austerity agenda in Scotland. This article first appeared in the Morning Star 01/04/2014. During the last three decades neoliberalism has triumphed across Scotland and the rest of Britain. Our trade unions have been repeatedly undermined and humiliated by anti-union legislation and workers […]