YCL condemns Tory hypocrisy over “free-speech” legislation

The Executive Committee of the Young Communist League has issued a statement on the Tories latest plans to appoint “free speech champions” The YCL condemns the latest hypocrisy from the Tory Government as part of their ongoing fight for “so-called” free speech. Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary, has said universities will appoint “free speech champions”, while […]

YCL Statement: Support the university walk outs!

The Young Communist League expresses its full support with today’s (20 February 2020) strike action called by the University and College Union (UCU) which begins a 14 day walkout between 20 February and 13 March 2020 at 74 universities across Britain.

YCL Solidarity Statement with the University and College Union Strike

The Young Communist League stands in support of striking lecturers and post graduate tutors who begin a period of strike action today, Thursday 22 February 2018. The right to strike is a fundamental right of workers and their trade unions. Strike action is a central weapon in the arsenal of trade unions and often a […]

Student Protests at Birmingham University

The YCL expresses solidarity and support to those students in Birmingham & putting themselves at the forefront of the struggle against the cuts & attempts at ever increasing privatisation of our education system. The YCL condemns the deep impact which this government’s ideologically motivated austerity is having upon our education system particularly university, college and […]

Support the December 3rd UK Universities Strike

The YCL once again calls on all students across the UK to support the strike action called by UCU, UNISON, EIS and Unite for today 3rd of December. The YCL welcomed the good turnout for striking workers and was particularly heartened by the broad and widespread support from students for the strike action on the […]

Support the UK universities Halloween Strike

The YCL calls on all students across the UK to support the strike action called by UCU, UNISON and Unite for tomorrow 31st of October. On Thursday students should not attend lectures, tutorials or seminars etc. or use university library, or any other facilities, while the strike action is taking place. Where possible attend the […]