In mid-November 2015, the Young Communist League of Britain had the pleasure of attending the General Assembly of WFDY (the World Federation of Democratic Youth), the international federation for progressive, anti-imperialist and democratic youth groups, in Havana, Cuba.
The Young Communist League Executive Committee acknowledges that the result of the General Election was a great setback for the left and the labour movement. The election of a Labour government would have been advantageous, lifting morale and providing left and progressive forces the chance to regroup and mobilise for a new drive against austerity.
Communist candidate for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, Laura-Jane Rossington, went down a storm at Thursday’s election hustings hosted by City College Plymouth. The 18-year-old student spoke passionately about the issues facing young people in Plymouth and delivered a simple message – tax the rich. Read her opening statement.
Election rally sees off fascist attempt to disrupt. Large audience supports the case for socialism and clearing parliament of corruption and nepotism. This was the election rally for Communist Party candidate for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney constituency, Robert Griffiths, where more than a dozen fascists failed to disrupt the big public meeting in Merthyr Tydfil […]
Communist general election candidates Gerrard Sables (North Devon) and Laura-Jane Rossington (Plymouth Sutton and Devonport) and their election agents attended the February meeting of the South West England and Cornwall District Committee.
ONLY THE COMMUNIST PARTY SAYS NO TO AUSTERITY, PRIVATISATION, THE EU, NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND NATO. Only Communist Party candidates will be campaigning for a Wealth Tax, the closure of British-run tax havens, public ownership of essential industries and services, a Trade Union Freedom Bill and a federal Britain with its own independent foreign and defence […]
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 […]
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